762mm (30") Swing x 1060mm (40") Between Centres Super Heavy Duty Wood Lathe 3HP WL3040A by Woodfast

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WoodfastSKU: 8001342

Sale price$4,999.00 Regular price$5,595.00




The WL3040A is the latest heavy lathe featuring a 3HP inverted motor and innovative electronic bed extension which allows the turner to safely turn that extra-large special piece very easily. This super heavy duty lathe with a massive 794mm swing and 1016mm between centres, can handle the toughest and heaviest jobs.

Cast iron components and heavy duty construction give this lathe extremely sure footing and minimal vibration. The electronic bed extension minimises the foot print of the lathe when not turning longer stock.


  • The innovative Electronic Bed Extension moves to allow up to 794mm swing.
  • Heavy Duty 3HP 415V motor powered by 1PH 15amp through a high quality inverter.
  • Super heavy duty banjo with premium 12" solid steel topped Tool Rest.
  • Tail Stock includes a tool storage area.
  • Remote Magnetic Control Box for the Spindle and the Bed movement.

Please note product images are shown with optional Mobility Kit, not included as standard.

Youtube Video Links of this Product in use below:

  1. Watch Beyond Tools Youtube Clip Here
  2. Watch WL3040A as Exhibiited at AWFS Vegas Fair 2023
  3. Watch BT Service Tech explain his role and Commissioning of the Lathes
  4. Watch Beyond Tools Youtube Clip Here

Additional Information

Woodturning Lathe
Part Number
762 (30") Swing x 1060mm (40") Between Centres
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 (Output)
Motor Power (Output)
Output power means the maximum power that the motor puts out under ideal conditions.
3HP (2.2kW)
Distance Between Centres
510mm (20") - 1016mm (40")
Speed Range
20-3850RPM (20–650RPM / 50–1,750RPM / 100–3,850RPM)
Swing Over Bed
590mm + 794mm
Spindle Taper - Headstock
Spindle Taper - Tailstock
Spindle Thread
M30 X 3.5
Product Weight (Net Weight)
303 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
Electronic Bed Extension
Electronic Bed Extension
Electronic bed extension which allows the turner to safely turn that extra-large special piece very easily.
Standard Inclusions
Remote magnetic control box for the spindle and the bed movement
Tail Stock includes a Tool Storage Area
Super Heavy Duty Banjo with 350mm (12") Solid Steel Tool Rest
Price Vs Quality
Emergency Stop Switch
Emergency Stop Switch
An emergency stop switch is a safety mechanism used to shut off machinery in an emergency, when it cannot be shut down in the usual manner.
Workshop (Site) Info
Electrical Connection
15Amp Plug & Lead
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)
Intended or designed for commercial use.
Packaging + Shipping
Shipping Length
1570 mm
Shipping Width
670 mm
Shipping Height
870 mm
Shipping Weight (Gross)
303.0 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.

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