Warco 1642 – Our top of the range wood turning machine

Update: Since this was originally posted, the machine detailed has been discontinued or superseded. Keep up to date with all the latest Warco lathes on warco.co.uk. Original archived post below.

Following on from our post detailing our range of 1100 Lathes, here are a few more details on our 1642 model.

Warco 1642 Wood Turning Lathe
Warco 1642 Wood Turning Lathe

This machine comes in a the top of the range for our wood lathes, featuring a high level of adjustability, reliability and quality. The 1642 has a variable speed inverter drive, and huge torque in the low speed setting facilitated by the powerful 1.1kw motor. To monitor performance and speed, a digital rev counter comes as standard.

Cast iron construction means maximum rigidity throughout, while the precision grounded bedways ensure a high level of accuracy at all speeds. The head rotates, with index locations at 45°, 90°, 135°, 180°, 270° and 360°, while the tailstock, tool rest and head all have lever cam action locks for fast positive locking.

Accessories supplied with the lathe include a faceplate as well as both revolving and drive centres. We also supply a full range of spares and accessories for this machine, such as chisels, centres and a huge variety of additional tools.

Here are a few pictures of this Warco lathe in action at a recent Open Weekend.

For full details including all specifications, you can find the Warco 1642 in our online shop.

2 thoughts on “Warco 1642 – Our top of the range wood turning machine”

  1. I love my Warco 1642 Wood Working Lathe I highly recommend it to anyone who is in the market for a new lathe, the Warco 1642 is top of the line

  2. I may get this in a month or two. Really desperate to own this. I just love Warco 1642.

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