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Rikon 70-1420VSR Variable Speed Midi Lathe

Rikon 70-1420VSR Variable Speed Midi Lathe

Product Specs

  • Horse Power: 1 1/2 HP
  • Voltage: 115V
  • Amps: 6 A
  • High Speed Range: 1,300-3,850 RPM
  • Mid Speed Range: 550-1,650 RPM
  • Low Speed Range: 150-720 RPM
  • Swing Over Bed: 14"
  • Swing Over Tool Rest: 10-5/8”
  • Between Centers: 20”
  • TPI: 1.25" x 8 TPI
  • Morse Taper: MT2
  • Ships Via: UPS
  • Only available to ship in lower 48 in USA


  • Largest benchtop lathe in the RIKON line of machinery.
  • This upgraded model gives woodturners increased spindle-to-bed height so that larger diameter work can be done.
  • The addition of 3 machined surfaces to mount optional extensions increase the working dimensions even further.
  • Increased Spindle Height for creating greater diameter spindles, bowls and platters.
  • Lathe Bed Has Machined Ends and Front for Adding Extensions to Increase Turning Capabilities
  • Powerful 1-1/2 HP DC Motor
  • Magnets on Back of the Control Box Allow it to be Placed Anywhere Easily Accessible to Turners for Quick Controlling of the Lathe Speeds or Emergency Stopping.
  • Machined Bed and Matching Components give Precise Alignment
  • Ball-Bearing Construction for Smooth, Precise Spindle Operation
  • Adjustable Locking Handles Keep Components Positioned Securely
  • Pivoting Belt Cover for Easy Access when Changing Belt Speeds
  • 8” PRO Tool Rest Features Hardened Steel Top Rod to Provide Extra Control of Tools When Turning
  • *Drop ship based on Rikon stock, please contact us for availability
Regular price $1,299.99 USD
Regular price Sale price $1,299.99 USD
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Upgrade your woodturning experience with the Rikon 70-1420VSR Variable Speed Midi Lathe. With increased spindle-to-bed height, this benchtop lathe allows for larger diameter work, making it the largest in the RIKON line. Take on bigger projects and elevate your craftsmanship with ease.

*Drop ship based on Rikon stock, please contact us for availability 

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Rikon Power Tools is dedicated to designing and manufacturing woodworking machinery of the highest quality that enhances the woodworking experience. To accomplish this, we analyze the woodworkers’ needs and expectations to constantly improve our products. We take great pride in getting to know our customers and listening to their questions and suggestions