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Sherline

A very popular small lathe from the USA with lots of options to turn it into a CNC lathe. Milling machines and CNC milling machines are also available

  • Sherline - the manufacturers website
  • MillHillSupplies.co.uk - UK supplier of the lathe.
  • NickBaines.me.uk - Model engineer with a page about the Sherline lathe and experiences.
  • If you have experience with this lathe and want to pass that experience on, let me know editor
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    Specification 4000 model lathe:
  • Swing over bed 3.50" (90 mm)
  • Swing over carriage 1.75" (45 mm)
  • Distance between centers 8.00" (200 mm)
  • Hole through spindle .405" (10 mm)
  • Spindle nose thread 3/4"-16 T.P.I.
  • Spindle nose taper #1 Morse
  • Travel of crosslide 4.25" (110 mm)
  • Tailstock spindle taper #0 Morse
  • Protractor graduations 0 to 45 by 5
  • Handwheel graduations .001" (.01 mm)
  • Length overall 24" (610 mm)
  • Width overall 7.5" (190 mm)
  • Height overall 6" (150 mm)

Price: the basic lathe is around $600

See also: Lathes, Tools.