Powermatic PM2020 Lathe
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Powermatic PM2020 Lathe

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Our price: $3579.99

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  • Call for our best price on a Powermatic PM2020 Lathe!
    The Powermatic PM2020 is a full-featured shortbed version of the popular Model 3520B. Designed specifically for woodturners with limited floor space and/or those primarily interested in bowl turning, the Powermatic PM2020 has a 30% smaller footprint than the 3520B yet offers the same great features along with improved accessibility and the added convenience of a short bed.

    If you’ve always wanted a 3520B but just haven’t had the space, the Powermatic 2020 might just be the perfect fit for you!

    Lathe Features:
  • 20" Dia. capacity
  • 20" Between centers
  • Electronic variable speed with low and high speed ranges
  • Digital RPM readout
  • Solid cast iron construction
  • Built in spindle indexing on the head stock
  • Tailstock with internal storage
  • Spindle lock
  • Sliding headstock
  • Chrome plated hand wheels
  • Self ejecting laser-etched tailstock quill
  • Sliding hammer knockout rod with brass tip
  • Attached tool caddy and a metal shelf for tool storage
  • Accessories fully interchangeable with 3520B

  • Specifications:
    Swing Over Bed: 20"
    Swing Over Tool Rest Base: 17"
    Distance Between Centers: 20"
    Spindle Height: 44" from floor
    Sliding Headstock Movement: Full length of bed
    Spindle Taper: No. 2MT
    Tailstock Quill Travel: 4-1/2"
    Headstock Spindle Thread: 1-1/4" x 8TPI
    Spindle Speeds: High range 125-3,200 rpm; Low range 50-1,200 rpm
    Number of Indexing Positions: 48
    Bed Construction: Cast Iron
    Motor: 2HP 1 phase
    Motor Voltage: 220
    Motor Current (Amps): 6.2
    Recommended Circuit Size (Amps): 20

    Standard Accessories:
    3" Faceplate
    Revolving Cone Center
    4 Prong Drive Center
    Faceplate Wrench
    14" Tool Rest
    Sliding Hammer Knockout Rod with Brass Tip

    Call for the lowest prices anywhere on the Powermatic® 2020 Lathe and complete lathe packages

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    For additional information or to order please contact: Technical Support 1-800-551-8876

Powermatic PM2020 Lathe Reviews

7 of 7 people found this review helpful.

I LOVE this lathe!

Comments On Oct 29, 2016:I purchased my Powermatic P2020 at the end of August 2016. It was a replacement for my first lathe, a Jet 1015VS. I wanted to be able to turn some bigger items than I was able to with my Jet. The Jet certainly performed well in the time that I had it.
I had taken a class at Craft Supplies and I guess I succumbed to turning with a larger lathe. I selected the P2020 because of it's smaller footprint for my shop/garage. As far as I know it is the only full-featured lathe that offers the smaller (20") footprint.
There is NOTHING about this lathe that I don't like. Even things as routine as drilling pen blanks is just better with this lathe. I have turned a few bowls, and intend on turning more. I have turned about a half a dozen pens and everything went just fine. Bigger doesn't translate into "too big" for small projects.
Fit and finish was just fine (other than a bit of cosmetic things when it was delivered). The delivery folks were just fine, putting the lathe down in the middle of my garage/shop. It took 3 adults to unpackaged and assemble it, but all was accomplished in an hour or so. I also bought the roller assembly "Lift, Lock, and Roll" and it works well, even though the lathe is 569 pounds and I am a mere 140.
I would not hesitate to recommend this lathe to someone who has a need to a full power, small footprint lathe.

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