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WEN 8x12 3420T Wood Lathe - 7 months, 39 projects & DEAD

WEN 8x12 3420T Wood Lathe - 7 months, 39 projects & DEAD

11-18-2020 03:51 PM by MovingChips | 9 comments »

WEN 8×12 3420T Wood Lathe – 7 Months old, 39 projects in and the lathe has died. This is my final review and look at the WEN 8×12 model 3420t. - Weak motor- Soft Metal (tool rest and head stock)- No replacement parts- Tool rest lowest setting not low enough- Not meant for bowl turning + Variable speed control+ 110v house outlet (no special electrical outlet required) I may have pushed this little lathe beyond its manufactures suggested usage. To understand this is to ...

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WEN 8x12 3420T Wood Lathe - cannot recommend

WEN 8x12 3420T Wood Lathe - cannot recommend

06-24-2020 08:22 PM by MovingChips | 11 comments »

Fellow wood turner told me about this site, suggesting I become a member and provide my review of the lathe. I recently posted a video on YouTube, which I’ll link below (if for some reason this is not allowed, please remove the link). The WEN 8×12 Model 3420T This wood lathe is very inexpensive and is why I bought it, as a new turner. I was not sure I would like turning wood and thought this would be a good start for the least amount of money (in case I did not like turning)....

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