At St. Charles Hardwoods in St. Louis, we are a one stop shop to meet all of your woodworking needs. In addition to stocking a large variety of types of hardwood, lumber, turning blanks, and other wood, we also sell a complete selection of woodworking tools and accessories. This includes wood lathes of many different types and styles. We sell wood lathes in a variety of different price ranges including those that are perfect for everyone from the beginner to the expert. We also carry a variety of wood lathe accessories as well.
Our selection of wood lathes and wood lathe accessories that we carry includes:
To see all of our wood lathes and wood lathe accessories that we have available, please contact us or come into one of our stores.
Wood lathes are simple machines that are used for wood turning and play a large part in the woodworking process. They allow woodworkers to make symmetrical woodwork by turning a piece of wood that is secured between the headstock and tailstock. Wood lathes use an electric motor to turn the wood at a variety of speeds. You can then use a chisel to carve and shape the wood evenly. Wood lathes allow you to complete a variety of woodworking projects including forming table legs, pens, banisters, and decorative bowls or vases.
While wood lathes are fairly simple tools, it is important to buy the wood lathe that will best meet your needs. When you are buying a wood lathe, there are several main considerations that you will want to make. This will help ensure that you select the right wood lathe.
Some important factors to consider include:
To learn more about buying a wood lathe and for advice on buying the best wood lathe for your needs, visit our St. Louis hardwood stores to talk with our expert woodworkers. Our woodworkers can provide you with the answers to your questions and help you to select the best wood lathe.