The new Artisan® 1420 Mini Lathe sets a new standard for mini lathes. When compared to other similar capacity lathes, it is hands-down the most robust and dependable full-featured mini-lathe available at any price. For over 18 months, Mike Nish put this lathe through the paces to make sure it was built to withstand heavy use while providing professional-level performance and durability that you can count on.
Be sure to check out our video below for a complete rundown on why the Artisan® 1420 EVS Mini Lathe should be your lathe of choice.
Handles heavy work and 5-1/2" chucks, like the Vicmarc and Oneway, with ease
Super quiet during operation, even under heavy load
Large, easy-to-read digital spindle speed display
9/16" thick highly polished bedways for smooth banjo and tailstock adjustments
1" x 8 tpi spindle accepts common chucks and accessories
1" Tool rest post allows you to use most brands of tool rest posts and accessories
Extra-thick cast iron construction throughout for strength and vibration-free operation
Large, dual heavy-duty bearings built to last a lifetime
Extended nose cone for added clearance between the work and headstock
Oversize locking levers on the tailstock and banjo for positive lock
24 position indexing head with easy-to-read stamped markings
Spring-loaded spindle lock on rear of the headstock for one-hand operation
Heavy cast iron tool rest banjo
Easy access 3 step pulley
Wide footprint with adjustable rubber feet for stability
Flip-up cover for belt access
Thick rubber feet reduce vibration
Dual accessory tool caddies for wrenches, centers, and accessories.
Optional Adjustable Floor Stand available
Includes 3 Year Warranty*
The Artisan® Mini Lathe is guaranteed to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for 3 years from the date of purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser and is non-transferable. This warranty does not apply to defects resulting from misuse, abuse, negligence, alteration, or lack of maintenance. Excludes commercial, industrial, or educational purposes.
Between Centers Capacity - 20"
Capacity Over Bed - 14"
Head/Tailstock - 2MT
Headstock Spindle Size - 1"x 8TPI
Tailstock Travel - 3.5"
Tailstock - Self-ejecting
Tool Rest Post Size - 1"
Overall Size - (L x W x H) 41" x 14.5" x 19"
Voltage - 115v single phase
Weight - 115 lbs
Accessories included with lathe
8" Tool Rest (1" post diameter)
Revolving cup center
4-prong Drive center
Adjustable rubber feet (installed)