Grizzly G8688 Mini Metal Lathe, 7 x 12-Inch

Variable Speed
16 TPI Reversible Lead screw
Forward and reverse in all speeds

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Turret Tool Post

Standard Equipment
G8688 7 x 12-Inch Mini Metal Lathe

This Mini Metal Lathe might look small but you&aposll be able to be amazed at what you&aposll be able to do with this little guy. Powered by a 3/4 HP motor, this lathe also features: variable speeds (0-2500 RPM), inch and metric reading dials, turret tool post, chip tray & splash guard. Very best machine for hobby and small jobs.


It includes a 7-inch swing over bed, 12-inch distance between centers, 2-1/2-inch tailstock shuttle, 2-3/4-inch cross slide shuttle, and 20mm spindle bore. Threading capabilities come with a thread range of 12-52 TPI and 18 usual and 10 metric thread pitches. Includes threading dial indicator and usual and metric handwheel graduations.


Variable speed from 0-1100 RPM for low range and zero-2500 RPM for prime range. Forward and reverse in all speeds. 16-TPI reversible leadscrew.

Standard Equipment

Includes chip pan; backsplash guard; 3-inch, 3-jaw chuck with external jaws; 6-1/4-inch face plate; steady rest; 4-way turret post; MT#2 dead center; and service tools.

Features & Specifications
  • Variable Speed
  • 16 TPI reversible leadscrew
  • Forward and reverse in all speeds
  • Chip tray and backsplash guard
  • Threading dial indicator
  • Standard and metric graduation
  • Made in an ISO 9001 factory
  • Swing over bed: 7 inches
  • Distance between centers: 12 inches
  • Bore Size of Included Chuck: 16mm
  • Spindle bore: 20mm
  • Spindle nose taper: MT #3
  • Tailstock taper: MT #2
  • Tailstock shuttle: 2-1/2 inches
  • Cross-slide shuttle: 2-3/4 inches
  • Maximum tool bit size: 5/16-inch
  • Speed range: Low Range: 0-1100 RPM, High Range: 0-2500 RPM
  • Range of threads: 12 to 52 TPI
  • Motor: 3/4 HP, 110-volt, single-phase
  • Number of thread pitches: 18 inch & 10 metric
  • Net weight: 74 pounds
  • Shipping weight approximate: 90 pounds

Variable Speed
16 TPI Reversible Lead screw
Forward and reverse in all speeds
Chip Tray and Backsplash Guard
Threading Dial Indicator