RIKON has introduced a new 10” x 18” pen lathe, model 70-105, with five-speed range, suitable for boring barrel holes, roughing out pen billets, turning them to shape and finishing, according to the company.
The lathe can handle spindle projects up to 18” long with a 7-1/4” swing over the tool rest, according to the company. It also features a 1/2-hp, 1,700-rpm motor. It sells for about $300. For more, visit www.rikontools.com.
This article originally appeared in the January 2016 issue.