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It’s important to have your lathe at the right height, both for comfort and safety. For many woodworkers, Rockler’s 28″ high Shop Stand Legs position the lathe perfectly to provide all the leverage and control needed when turning. If you’re a little taller and want the option of moving the station around, add a set of locking casters.
The first two options below feature the same size Shop Stand but differ in terms of the amount of shelf storage. The third option is for shops where space is at a premium. Of course, these are just three of many possible configurations.
Enclosed Cabinet + Drawers
This enclosed cabinet features three drawers to keep all of your turning accessories dust-free. It’s made with one 18″W x 36″L x 28″H Shop Stand. You supply the top, pulls and plywood for enclosing the cabinet and building the drawers. You’ll also need to install blocking at the sides for the drawers. Legs and stretchers are predrilled. 16″ drawer slides recommended.
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