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Choosing the Best Wood Lathe Machine The use of machines is a common practice in nearly all areas of life. It is the same case with a wood workshop where machines are used to shape wood. For turning wood and curving it into different designs, wood artists use the wood lathe machine. While a wood lathe is one of the simplest machines you will find in the wood workshop, one requires some specialized skills to work with it. To figure out how best to utilize a wood lathe machine, one needs first to have the machine. There are few things to consider when choosing a wood lathe machine and these will be discussed below. Wood artists who have never bought a wood lathe machine before may feel that getting one is a simple proposition. When looking for a wood lathe machine, there are people who think that all they need is a good budget to work with. Nonetheless, wood lathe machines tend to be quite individual wood working tools. You are bound to come across many different types of wood lathe machines and it is important to understand the requirements of your workshop. You may find two wood lathes in the same price range but with different mechanisms for controlling speed. This impacts on the quality of the wood lathe and a potential buyer should understand this. The the artist should make an inquiry into the weight, speed control and quality of construction of the lathe machine before making a choice to buy one. The best lathe for any job depends on the size of wood that one is using. Your working area is also an important consideration for the best wood lathe to get. An the artist has three size choices of wood lathe machines which are appropriate for different sizes of wood and different working areas. The first size is the pen lathe which is appropriate for handling very refined details of the wood. Since the pen lathe is small, it does not require a lot of room thus appropriate for a small workshop. The mini lathe is the second wood lathe in size and it is mostly used in making spindles and other curved designs. Due to its small size, the mini lathe requires little storage space and can even be stored on the shelves of wood workshop. One can also consider getting the large wood lathe machine for heavy duty woodwork. This large machine sits on the floor and is used to work on large pieces of wood for big projects.