Axminster Workshop AW368WL Woodturning Lathe - 230V


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Key Features

  • Plenty of capacity to tackle large woodturning projects
  • Variable speed control, over three belt ranges
  • Swiveling headstock; better access when turning bowls/hollow forms
  • Magnetic controller can be positioned for convenience
  • Cast iron construction with ground surfaces for smooth operation
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Bigger, and better, than ever

The largest lathe in our Axminster Workshop collection offers you the possibility to take on larger projects and fulfil your long held ambitions.

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So sure are we of the quality of this lathe, we cover all parts and labour free of charge for three years! Find out more

Variable Speed Drive

The variable speed control unit enables you to adjust the speed to suit your project; delicate work, larger diameters or out of balance work pieces. A magnetic back also allows the unit to be placed in any convenient position on the lathe bed or headstock to suit the work in hand.


A 750 watt universal DC motor with electronic speed control and 3 speed pulley provides full torque at all speeds.

Large capacity

A whopping 610mm (24”) between centres and 368mm (14.5”) swing over the bed, enabling you to turn large woodturning projects.

Cast iron construction

The cast iron construction ensures stability and reliability. The bed is made from cast iron, helping to reduce vibration.

Supplied with Axminster centres worth over £45

The lathe is supplied with high quality stainless steel Four Prong Drive and Revolving Tailstock Centres; both designed and manufactured in Axminster, UK.

Perfect for...

Serious home turners look no further. The AW368WL has the power, speed and capacity to cover almost any turning project.

Swivel headstock

The headstock swivels and can be rotated, giving you better access when turning bowls and hollow forms.

LED Digital Read-out

An LED digital read-out of the spindle speed in RPM makes it easier to stay in control of your work.

Quick and easy to adjust

The head and tailstock can both be quickly and easily adjusted and secured using the camlock feature.

How to get the best out of your AW368WL

Learn how to set it up for the best results

Our experts show you everything you need to know, right through to mounting your first blank!!

Double your capacity

Axminster Workshop Bed Extension for AW368WL Lathe; increase your bowl and spindle turning capacity

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For the passionate turner, this high quality machine opens up the possibility of taking on larger projects and fulfilling long held ambitions. The AW386WL shares many features in common with more expensive machines. The powerful induction motor runs quietly. It features variable speed control, over three belt ranges (easily changed). The switchbox/controller is magnetic, allowing you to position it anywhere on the machine bed for convenience. The headstock swivels for better access when turning bowls or hollow forms, and slides along the bed for turning off the end. Headstock adjustments are easy and tool free. The tailstock has plenty of ram travel, the graduated barrel helps when drilling to a required depth. Overall the lathe is cast iron construction with well ground surfaces for smooth operation.

Supplied with centres and leg stand.

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Machine Classification

These products are designed and intended to be used in the Home Workshop for light work and not continuous use. They must be maintained and serviced in line with our schedule. Guarantee may be void when used for business or educational purposes.

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