Delta Wood Lathe

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Owner/Loaner: Hive13
Hive13 Asset Tag: None
Make/Model: Delta 46-460 (google)
Arrival Date: 11/2016
Does it work?: Yes
Certification Needed?: No
Contact: Woodworking Warden
Floorplan: 1D


Manual: File:Manual for Delta Wood Lathe 46-460.pdf


  • Powerful 1 hp max, 1,725 rpm motor
  • Large 12-1/2-inch swing capacity
  • Electronic variable Speed with three-pulley speed ranges provide the required speeds needed to turn a project without changing belt position
  • Forward and Reversing function allows the turner to achieve a superior finish. Sanding a turned piece with the grain causes the wood fibers to lay down and remain rough.
  • Belt tensioning system for easy and quick speed changes and sets the belt at the correct tension every time for maximum power transfer and longer tool life


  • 4 Jaw Chuck
  • Extension bed - Increases working area to 46". Possible to install one additional extension
  • Knockout bar
  • Spur drive
  • Live center
  • 6" and 10" Tool Rests


  • Motor: 1 HP max, 120V, 60 Hz, 1 Phase
  • Speed: 250-700, 600-1,800 and 1,350-4,000 RPM
  • Swing Over Bed: 12 1/2 in.
  • Swing Over Base: 9 9/16 in.
  • Distance between Centers with Extension: 42 in.
  • Tailstock through Hole: 13/32 in. Self-ejecting
  • Drive Spindle through Hole: 15/32 in.
  • Drive Spindle: 1 in.-8 RH TPI Thread (This is used for attaching faceplates, and other accessories)
  • Head and Tailstock Taper: #2 MT (This is used for any accessory with a taper)


  • Set screws on faceplate/chuck 3 mm allen wrench
  • 4 Jaw Chuck screws 4 mm allen wrench

Pic of knockout tool location
Lathe accessories
4 Jaw Nova chuck for wood lathe