SB1001 South Bend 8K®, 8" x 18" Lathe

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A compact benchtop lathe with big lathe features, this heavy-duty South Bend 8K will surpass the expectations of the most demanding jeweler, as well as the person making small parts or using this lathe for a hobby. Weighing in at a hefty 268 lbs., this lathe has a D1-3 camlock mount with a variable speed feature that allows the changing of speeds simply by turning the speed knob. Threads both inch and metric and includes a threading dial indicator as well as the change gears. High quality cogged belts are used for power transmission and reduced vibration. Hardened and ground South Bend® signature V-Ways for a precise and long life of the lathe bed.


  • Swing over bed: 8"
  • Distance between centers: 18"
  • Swing over cross slide: 5"
  • Swing over saddle: 5"
  • Cross slide travel: 3-1/4"
  • Compound travel: 2-5/8"
  • Carriage travel: 17-5/8"
  • Spindle nose: D1-3
  • Spindle bore: 1-1/8"
  • Spindle taper: MT#3
  • Spindle speeds: 50 - 2300 RPM
  • Tailstock taper: MT#2
  • Tailstock barrel travel: 1-3/4"
  • Tailstock barrel diameter: 1-3/16"
  • Inch threads: (12) 10 - 32 TPI
  • Metric threads: (12) 0.4 - 3.0 mm
  • Longitudinal feed range: 0.003-0.0051 in./rev.
  • Number of cross feeds: N/A
  • Voltage/phase/amps: 120V, single-phase, 10A
  • Spindle motor: 1-1/2 HP
  • Overall size: 40"W x 18"D x 19"H
  • Approximate shipping weight: 282 lbs.


  • Hardened and ground signature South Bend® three V-Way bed
  • Electronic variable speed controls
  • Threading dial indicator
  • Emergency stop button
  • Inch and metric graduations on tailstock barrel as well as handwheel collars

    Included Accessories:

  • 4" 3-Jaw chuck with back plate & extra set of jaws
  • 4-Way tool post
  • MT#4.5 to MT#3 Morse Taper spindle sleeve
  • MT#2 dead center for tailstock
  • MT#3 dead center for headstock
  • Complete set of change gears
  • Hex wrench set
  • Oil gun
  • Tailstock locking wrench
  • Tool box

    Optional Equipment:

  • 5" 4-Jaw chuck with D1-3 back plate - Model SB1468
  • 6" faceplate, D1-3 mount - Model SB1469
  • Steady rest - Model SB1470
  • Follow rest - Model SB1471

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