pen lathe

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What is a Mini Lathe?

A lathe is a machine that rotates a workpiece and a mini lathe indicates the size of the machine and subsequent workpiece size compared to a full-sized, industrial floor standing lathe. As the smallest lathe size a mini lathe is sometimes also called a micro lathe or pen lathe. The latter name comes from the …

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