JIM Tabletop Engraving Lathe with 1 Inch Straight Shaft

Lead Time
4 – 6 weeks

The Mini-Jim is a highly portable compact lathe for the cold worker on the go. At 50lbs this direct drive lathe can be mounted to a table top or floor mounted base. Small, but powerful with a 3/4HP motor this lathe can accomodate many grinding and polishing needs in a economical package.

This model comes with a standard 1 inch straight shaft mounting for use with any standard 1 inch arbor hole wheel. If you require different accessories for your lathe, please look at the ER Colllet system model.(ER model pictured)

The JIM lathes ship from Canada and will require a broker for clearance into the US when shipping. We can provide brokerage for $190.00 charge.

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Customer Questions
Could this lathe take an 8" inch expandable drum? If not what is the largest recommended wheel size? Thanks!

Yes, this lathe can accommodate an 8 inch expanding drum.  

Also, can this be supplied in 220V for Australia?

Yes, this lathe can be made with 220V/50Hz. Pricing is the same just request the motor change.

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  • Fixed height
  • Table top or floor mounted base
  • 50 pounds uncrated
  • Speed range 700–2,500RPM
  • Direct drive, Straight 1 inch shaft with spacers
  • Comes with 3/4HP motor with KB electronics inverter drive, which changes the 3 phase to single phase
  • 15amp dedicated circuit required