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Posted on Whats the best mini lathe for a beginner thats under 225euro ($250)???

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David Kirtley

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#1 posted 08-06-2012 01:10 AM

That one that Jaimie pointed out is a pretty good choice to start with. Also, if the variable speed is within budget, it is a most useful option.

Do consider the bed extension though. being able to handle 36in or so does really expand the range of things you can make.

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune:

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