318mm (12") Swing x 508mm (20") Between Centres 0.75HP 240V Super Heavy Wood Lathe WL1220A by Woodfast

WoodfastSKU: 8001555

Sale price$1,199.00 AUD




Looking for a reliable and versatile wood lathe for your woodworking projects? Look no further than the Woodfast WL1220A! This sturdy and powerful machine is designed to handle a wide range of turning tasks, from small pens to large bowls and platters.

The WL1220A features high-quality full electronic variable speed control. The lathe has been designed to make the woodturning experience better by focusing on control. 1HP motor works great on all speed ranges without any loss of power.


  • Heavy-duty cast iron construction: The WL1220A is built to last, with a solid cast iron bed and headstock that provide stability and minimize vibrations.

  • Powerful motor: The lathe is equipped with a 1HP induction motor that delivers smooth and consistent power, allowing you to tackle even the toughest woods with ease.

  • Variable speed control: The variable speed control allows you to adjust the speed of the lathe to suit the task at hand, from 250 to 3,850RPM.

  • 320mm (12") swing and 510mm (20") between centers: The WL1220A provides ample space for turning a wide range of projects, from small spindles to large bowls and platters.

  • Easy-to-use controls: The controls are intuitive and easy to use, making it simple to adjust the speed and other settings as needed.

  • Optional accessories: The WL1220A is compatible with a range of optional accessories, including a bed extension, an outboard tool rest, a vacuum chuck, and more.

  • 24 integrated indexing positions for fluting or veining;
  • Tool rest with 25.4mm (1″) post on the extra-wide casting bed design for heavy load turning;
  • Compact and convenient control unit for speed control, spindle speed digital readout, and forward/reverse selector all come naturally to hand


  • Perfect for hobbyists and professionals alike: Whether you're a seasoned woodworker or just getting started, the WL1220A is a great choice for your workshop.

  • High-quality construction: The lathe is built to last, with durable materials and a design that minimizes vibrations and other issues.

  • Versatile performance: With variable speed control and a generous swing and distance between centers, the WL1220A can handle a wide range of turning tasks.

  • Easy to use: The intuitive controls and straightforward design make it easy to get started with the WL1220A right out of the box.

  • Expandable with accessories: If you need to tackle more specialized turning tasks, the WL1220A can be easily upgraded with a range of optional accessories.


  • Swing over bed: 320mm (12")
  • Distance between centers: 510mm (20")
  • Motor: 1HP
  • Speed range: 250-3,850 RPM
  • Tailstock quill travel: 4-1/4"
  • Spindle and Sleeve taper: MT2

Please note product images are shown with Optional Lathe Stand, Extension Bed and Extension Bed Stand, not included as standard.

Order now and experience the quality and performance of the Woodfast WL1220A wood lathe in your own workshop!

Additional Information

Woodturning Lathe
Part Number
WL1220A (WL320A)
320mm (12") x 510mm (20")
Technical - Main
Power Source
Power Source
Any source of power which provides the energy required to drive a piece of machinery or equipment and includes, but is not limited to: electrical, steam, hydraulic, water, air, mechanical, radiation, and thermal forms of energy.
240V 50Hz Single Phase
Motor Power (Input)
Motor Power (Input)
Input power means the full-load power input required to operate the motor.
1HP (750W)
Motor Power (Output)
Motor Power (Output)
Output power means the maximum power that the motor puts out under ideal conditions.
550W (0.75HP)
Speed Range
250-750 / 550-1650 / 1300-3850RPM
Number of Indexing Positions
Spindle Taper - Headstock
Spindle Taper - Tailstock
Product Length
1200 mm
Product Width
253 mm
Product Height
445 mm
Product Weight (Net Weight)
53 kg
Country of Origin
Designed, Researched & Developed in
Manufactured in
Variable Speed
Variable Speed
Variable speed motors generally start a motor at zero voltage and ramp it up slowly. This minimises the power needed to set the mechanism into operation, which in turn reduces the wear and tear on the motor. Variable speed also enables equipment to have precise speed control.
Digital Speed Display
Digital Speed Display
A no volt release (NVR) switch is valuable safety feature for power tools and machinery. If the power is cut, the unit will default to off, so the machinery will not automatically start again when the power is restored.
Induction Motor
Workshop (Site) Info
Electrical Connection
10Amp Plug & Lead
Other Requirements
Benchtop / Lathe Stand
Workshop Requirements
Bench top or Lathe Stand
All of our products come with full manufacturer's warranty. If you need to make a claim - all you need is the tax invoice from your purchase. If you lose your original tax invoice and need to make a claim, please let us know and we'll re-issue it to you.
3 Years (Home User) or 1 Year (Commercial User)
Packaging + Shipping
Shipping Length
985 mm
Shipping Width
535 mm
Shipping Height
330 mm
Shipping Weight (Gross)
57.0 kg
Requires a Forklift / Tail Lift to Unload
Requires a Forklift / Tail Lift to Unload
If you are ordering an item over 32kg - it will require a forklift or loading dock at the shipping destination. If you do not have these facilities at the shipping destination you will require a tail lift delivery. Please select this optional ADD-ON. Alternatively - you can collect from the depot.
Shipping Notes
This product exceeds hand unloading limits and requires a tail lift truck or forklift at the unloading location (Receivers end). This product requires a skid / pallet / crate in order to safely transport via road.

Whats Included

318mm (12") Swing x 508mm (20") Between Centres 0.75HP 240V Super Heavy Wood Lathe WL1220A by Woodfast

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