Nova Comet 14DR Benchtop Lathe
    Nova Comet 14DR Benchtop Lathe Image
    Nova Comet 14DR Benchtop Lathe Image
    Nova Comet 14DR Benchtop Lathe Image
    Nova Comet 14DR Benchtop Lathe Image
    Nova Comet 14DR Benchtop Lathe Image
    Nova Comet 14DR Benchtop Lathe Image

Nova Comet 14DR Benchtop Lathe

Item #: DS46900

Product Description

Special freight is $60.00 for the DS46900

The NOVA Comet 14 DR Midi Lathe continues the legacy of the NOVA Comet Mini Lathes to a larger, expanded capacity, and easy to use digital functionality.

This is a solid cast iron lathe, with Digital Readout, and a 14" Swing Capacity. It's an ideal entry level lathe, a secondary lathe or an investment for long term woodturners who want a smaller footprint but a flexible capacity lathe option in their workshop.

Benefits & Features

  • Versatile Variable Speed Range 2-step Electronic Variable Speed range. Low range: slower speeds from 250 RPM up to 1100 RPM for larger spindle and bowl work. Fast range: from 750 RPM up to 3450 RPM for miniature turning work.
  • Dial-In, Easy to Use Speed Adjustment with Speed Screen Quickly dial-in the correct speed for the job, material and conditions. you're not limited to potentially dangerous fixed-speed steps. The NOVA Comet 14DR is the perfect solution for a wide variety of projects from small pens to larger bowls and platters. The easy to read screen lets you know at what speed you are turning.
  • Forward and Reverse Quickly and easily change direction between forward and reverse. This offers you additional flexibility and allows you to achieve a superior finish, reducing the need for extensive sanding.
  • Flexible Capacity to Match Your Project 14"/355mm Capacity Over Bed; 18.5"/469mm Between Centers standard; 44.1"/1120mm between Center with optional Bed Extension Accessory to extend the beds as long your project demands. (Nova #46901 additional purchase).
  • Easy to Access Belt/Pulley Quick and fast to lift cover and adjust belt.
  • Strong 2MT spindles
  • Quick Action Cam Controls with comfortable rubber grip for fast and secure locking.
  • Large Range of NOVA Accessories NOVA Chucks and Jaws, Faceplates, Chisels, Centers all enhance your use of the NOVA Comet 14 DR Midi Lathe.
  • Solid, Precision Cast Iron for Durability, Stability, and Vibration Dampening CAD designed webbing to absorb vibration throughout the bed length. Exceptional structural strength, precision machined for superior fit and finish.


  • Swing over bed: 14"/355mm
  • Distance between centers: 18.5"/ 469mm (extendable with optional Bed Extension Accessory)
  • Spindle speeds: Electronic variable
  • Spindle speed range: 250 RPM - 3,450 RPM
  • Spindle thread: 1" X 8TPI
  • Motor: 1HP, 120V, single phase, 60Hz
  • 6' Power Cord (included)
  • Drive type: Belt

Standard Equipment

  • Faceplate (3"/80mm)
  • NOVA Modular Toolrest
  • NOVA 2MT Live Center
  • NOVA 2MT Spur Center
  • Knock Out Bar
  • Manual & Fastenings