The New Laguna Tools Platinum Series 18-47 lathe was specifically designed for woodturners by woodturners with capacities designed to match the needs of turning enthusiasts. The 18-47 features plenty of cast iron in the bed and legs to dampen vibration while turning. The legs have cast-in gussets allowing you to add a shelf for storage or additional weight. The headstock slides easily the entire length of the bed to allow you to position for turning near or off the end of the bed, perfect for hollow forms or platters. Standard electronic variable speed with digital readout allows you to adjust the speed with a knob while the 2-step pulley and poly-groove belt allow you to keep in the correct torque range for nearly any application. Lathe operates on single phase 220 volt while the motor is a three phase motor with constant torque monitoring. Speed control can be used in forward or reverse to make sanding a breeze. Standard equipment includes spur drive center, live center, knock-out bar, index lock, face plate, handwheel, and long tool rest.