JWL-1840EVS 18" x 40" Wood Lathe

JWL-1840EVS 18" x 40" Wood Lathe

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JWL-1840EVS 18" x 40" Wood Lathe

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Introducing the 1840EVS woodworking lathe from JET. Designed to be as versatile as you are in the shop this lathe features a headstock that slides the full length of the bed. The included four-inch cast iron risers allow you to easily choose the working height that maximizes your comfort.


  • Headstock slides for maximum versatility
  • Extended spindle nose houses dual headstock spindle bearings
  • Four inch cast iron risers allow user to adjust height of lathe for maximum comfort
  • Improved tailstock quill locking mechanism incorporates an anti-rotation key
  • Tailstock features Acme threads for smooth and durable movement
  • Banjo uses non-marring, positive locking wedge system to securely hold tool post
  • Tool post locking mechanism designed for year of consistent strength
  • Spindle lock latch frees up both hands
  • Electronic infinitely variable speed from 40 – 3200 RPM
  • 36 integrated indexing positions
  • Newly designed headstock locking handle accessible from front of lathe
  • Remote emergency stop button can be situated along the lathe bed
  • Convenient leg-mounted tool holder
  • Conveniently located digital readout
  • Rubber tool mat on top of headstock
  • E Drive Inverter features a built in EMI filter
  • Inverter is enclosed for added protection


  • Swing Over Bed (In.) 18-1/2
  • Bed Gap (In.) 1-3/4
  • Swing Over Tool Rest Base (In.) 14-1/4
  • Distance Between Centers (In.) 40
  • Headstock Movement Slide
  • Spindle Bore (In.) 5/8
  • Tailstock Bore (In.) 3/8
  • Spindle Taper MT2
  • Quill Taper MT2
  • Quill Travel (In.) 4-1/4
  • Spindle Thread (In./TPI) 1-1/4"/8 TPI
  • Spindle Speeds High 120-3200/Low 40-1200
  • Speed Range 40-3200
  • Number of Indexing Positions 36
  • Centerline of Spindle to Floor (In.) 39-1/4; 43-1/4 w/risers
  • Bed Construction Cast Iron
  • Motor Power (HP) 2
  • Motor Phase (PH) 3
  • Motor Voltage (V.) 230
  • Prewired Voltage (V.) 230
  • Wiring Remarks 230v, 1ph input only
  • Motor Amps 5
  • Recommended Circuit Size (Amps.) 20
  • Assembled Machine Dimensions (In.) 73 x 52-1/2 x 20

Warranty Information


JET warrants every product it sells. If one of our tools needs service or repair, one of our Authorized Service Centers located throughout the United States can give you quick service. In most cases, any of these JPW Industries Authorized Service Centers can authorize warranty repair, assist you in obtaining parts, or perform routine maintenance and major repair on your JET tools. For the name of an Authorized Service Center in your area call 1-800-274-6848.


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