When your company name has the word "Power" in it, you have some hefty expectations to live up to. For years, Powermatic has made it their business to offer you the most capable and reliable woodworking machines and woodworking tools on the planet, and the 4224B Lathe is just another step in their evolution of power. The Powermatic 4224B Lathe is designed to tackle the largest and most demanding woodworking projects, and it sports a slew of advanced features that will help make your job easier and improve the quality of your finished results. Everything about this machine screams heavy duty; from the tool rest to the sliding headstock; you'll feel the power in every inch of this lathe. Powermatic spent over 5 years developing the 4224B for the serious wood turner, so if you're serious about your work, take a closer look.
: The headstock slides the full length of the bed, useful for outboard turning and allowing for increased user comfort. Dual locks ensure stability of headstock during use.Electronic variable speed
: Digital readout of infinitely variable speeds from 40 to 3,500 RPM allow for unprecedented control.Vacuum system
: Fully integrated system makes work piece changes simple.Lighting
: Two 100 watt task lamps provide ideal lighting for all turning projects. Lamps are included in 1794224KQuad Power System
: Four 115V outlets provide readily accessible power for additional toolsIndexing
: 98 indexing positions, allows for efficient and easy adjustments for positive locking of the spindle. Open access for quick and easy setting changesComparator System
: Visually compare two pieces side by side for precise and efficient duplicationSpindle Lock
: Easy to use lock, located on the front of the headstock, allows for convenient mounting and removal of work pieceTool Caddy
: Store accessories on either side of the latheTool Rest
: Standard 14" cast iron rest with cam lockingBed
: Heavy cast iron provides a vibration free working experienceTailstock
: Sliding tailstock with cam locking, ergonomic handwheel, and internal storage
20" Extension Bed (6294905):
Extends working capacity to 62"
Tailstock Riser Block (6294903):
Raises the bed surface to working height
Cast iron provides solid performance without vibration
? Easy-to-use handle activates cam system for positive locking
20" Extension Bed Kit (6294900):
? Rack and pinion elevating system assists in ergonomically moving the
? Swing away function allows 180 degree motion of the tailstock.
63" Extension Bed (6294904):
Brings total capacity to 105"
? Cast iron leg with levelers provides additional support.