Top 10 Best Small Wood Lathes

People's Choice

These Are Some Of The Highest Rated Small Wood Lathes Available Today
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2. Bachin Wood Lathe Wood Lathe

  • (185 Points)
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The machine itself works without issues. Larger clearance than most comparable models. It runs great and I really like it. I was really pleased with this Wood Lathe. I'm glad I looked a bit more before purchasing another model.

The WEN 3421 Wood Lathe B07ZG9VTT2 was undoubtedly our favorite Small Wood Lathes. Having said that, there were a handful of other really premium quality Small Wood Lathes we wanted to showcase here that barely missed the mark.

Bachin is another leading maker of Wood Lathes. They make the tool next on our list. Bachin's Wood Lathes are one of their top offerings. It was fantastic to try the Wood Lathe. I was very pleased with this tool!

The model Wood Lathe Wood Lathe by Bachin, at $36.99 is a particularly great Wood Lathe for the price. The Bachin Wood Lathe is truly a solid option. Of you are unsure about our top choice, I'd advise to opt for this Wood Lathe.

Full Bachin Wood Lathe Review

Bachin Wood Lathe Features

Designed for the home DIY enthusiasts, small and portable, strong power, not suitable for mass production or commercial use.

Power: 100W Voltage: 24V DC Material: aluminum alloy and Acrylic Speed: 5000-8000 r / min, 7 grade speed Size: 310* 60 * 70mm 3x Hex shanks(0.059inch,0.079inch,0.098inch)

Maximum turning diameter: 70mm. Maximum clamping length: 180mm. Chuck clamping range: 0.6-6mm

High-precision, stability, low noise, aluminum alloy materials, CNC machining.

Thick aluminum base, acrylic dust cover motor. Transparent plexiglass shield, super convection cooling holes.

In addition to the option we already included, I would definitely have a look at the YWY Mini wood lathe-multi-function and the by OPHIR. Both these tool manufactures are thought to be a couple of the premier makers of quality Wood Lathes. Each of these particular selections enjoy fantastic user ratings also. Real customers gave the Mini wood lathe-multi-function an score on average of 3.7/5 stars. Contrast that to the OPHIR that boasts an average score of 3.6/5 stars.

The Mini wood lathe-multi-function by YWY comes with a couple of features you might not get on competing Wood Lathes. For example Specially designed for the home DIY enthusiasts and hobbies,small and portable size with strong power.. The OPHIR by comparison, is very competitive with Specially designed for the home DIY enthusiasts and hobbies,small and portable size with strong power. and even Transparent organic dustproof glass cover with super convective cooling hole, the welding line is covered with a full heat shrinkable tube..

I can easily endorse both of these Small Wood Lathes
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3. YWY Mini wood lathe-multi-function Wood Lathe

  • (128 Points)

This is a very nice Wood Lathe. Very quiet as well. Using it with the right tool can do a fine job. Despite its size and power, this is not a toy. Ready to go in just 3 minutes after opening the box.

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4. OPHIR Wood Lathe

  • (26 Points)

I recommend that beginners buy this Wood Lathe. You can easily sand, and work from it closely. The motor has a lot of power. Ergonomic, high speed, very useful Wood Lathe. The OPHIR never stalls and rarely slows down.

Honorable Mentions

If you are thinking that the Small Wood Lathes we rated above fail to cut it, we rated a few other choices that may likely fit you better. It's a fact that there are a plenty of excellent tools on the market to buy. The Wood Lathes we graded above are the best we could find. That being said, the Wood Lathes you're about to see offer several special characteristics on top of the fact that they are each highly rated Small Wood Lathes.

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5. HOTSTORE HOTSTORE 011 Wood Lathe

  • (18 Points)

After reading the reviews I immediately placed my order. If you know what this is, you know you want it. It was ready to run pretty much out of the box. This is a very nice Wood Lathe. It works fantastic now and I’m a happy customer!

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6. LQKYWNA LQKYWNA Wood Lathe

  • (15 Points)

I definitely am glad I purchased this LQKYWNA Wood Lathe. I'm glad I looked a bit more before purchasing another model. Arrived with all accessories as advertised. Runs great and all the accessories are fantastic. I am a hobbyist and this Wood Lathe is great.

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7. Cozyel Cozyel397259 Wood Lathe

  • (5 Points)

You won't find a better Wood Lathe for the money. Ready to go in just 3 minutes after opening the box. I simply plugged it, and it's ready to go. Screw the feet in place and you're good to go! This product was made for all types of businesses.

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8. Bachin Wood Lathe

  • (4 Points)

You can easily sand, and work from it closely. I turned 2 small bowls in just one afternoon. This Wood Lathe is awesome! Can't think of anything bad on this Wood Lathe. The motor has a lot of power.

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9. OPHIR Wood Lathe

  • (3 Points)

Easy installation and fit, works like a champ. First off the weight is nice,no movement at all. The OPHIR is sturdy, quiet, and powerful. In my honest opinion, there's no better Wood Lathe for the money. I had no fear in buying this great value Wood Lathe.

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10. Laecabv Wood Lathe

  • (1 Points)

Jet has a similar unit but for a few hundreds more. The machine is quiet and smooth as silk. This Wood Lathe is a solid piece of machinery. After reading the reviews I immediately placed my order. It works fantastic now and I’m a happy customer!