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Rikon pen lathe

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.

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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

This article originally appeared in the January 2016 issue.

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