Portable, space saving – yet delivers the capacity and the rugged stability of larger lathes. With the NOVAs unique VERSATURN® Accessories, transform your NOVA Comet II midi lathe into a all-in-one Wood Turning and Wood Working system. The NOVA Comet II Midi Lathe is perfect for a wide range of Wood Working projects. Shown with optional bed extension.
Features standard on all NOVA Lathes:
Quality materials – Solid Cast Iron throughout.
Stationary lathe capabilities in a compact workspace. Incredible power in a compact working space, great for those who need all the workshop space they can get! The swivel head and articulated Outrigger Accessory means that turning even large bowls (29”) you are still turning in the same compact working envelope.
Strong 2MT spindles
NOVA smart accessories – lathe accessories are common between the models, meaning any money invested in the accessories isn’t wasted if you upgrade your NOVA lathe.
Fully 360° Swivel head – position work where you want it, makes your turning more comfortable and saves you workshop space.
Long reach toolslides, designed to take advantage for the extra capacity the NOVA lathes offer. Extendable Beds – make your lathe as long as your project requires, without having permanently taking up workshop room! (Additional Accessory item)
Quick Action Cam Controls – precisely adjust to your requirements, fast.
Great Speed Range
Large range of accessories
NOVA uses an easy and inexpensive insert/adaptor system on all its NOVA insert chucks (apart from chucks that are directly threaded)
The insert has different lathe spindle thread sizes internally and simply screws into the back of your NOVA chucks. Once the insert is in place, you can then put your chuck onto your lathe.
NOVA 9006 Woodsurfer Bowl Rest is a unique curved toolrest to make bowl turning easier. Excellent for large bowls. With a 1″ shank for a super strong platform and solid cast iron for maximum strength. Ideal for use with the NOVA OR3000 Outrigger Accessory. Fits all NOVA lathes (excluding the NOVA 46000 Comet II Midi Lathe) and suitable for all lathes with a 1″ toolpost fitting.
NOVA NCSC Chuck Spur Centre Accessory is an accessory for NOVA Chucks. Enables you to keep your NOVA Chuck on your lathe while you do spindle work. Designed for the bowl turner who does occasional spindle work, this accessory can be quick mounted into your NOVA Chuck and can carry out spur center functions. With solid 4 prongs to dig into wood.
Adapt your Insert Type NOVA Chuck to a 1″ 10TPI RH BSF lathe. Allows you to keep the same chuck and accessories if you change your lathe. You only need to change the insert/adaptor. The internal thread is 1″ 10TPI RH and the external thread matches the NOVA insert type chucks to simply screw in. Then your NOVA insert type chuck is ready to attach to your 1″ 10TPI RH threaded lathe spindle. NOVA Insert Type Chucks include: G3 (SKU 48202) and SuperNOVA2 (23055). Use only genuine NOVA accessories and parts with your NOVA chucks.
NOVA JS50N 50mm (2″) Chuck Accessory Jaw Set is an accessory for NOVA Chucks, designed to expand your range and capacity of your standard NOVA Chuck for specific projects and applications. Universally fits to any NOVA Chuck* for maximum flexibility, saving money as duplicate accessories are not needed for different NOVA Chucks. The NOVA JS50N 50mm (2″) Chuck Accessory Jaw Set comes standard with most NOVA Chucks, providing a versatile jaw to get you started, before moving onto more specialized jaws. These are able to handle both bowl and spigot projects. With a special NOVA Wood Turning Dovetail Profile, designed specifically for maximum strength and holding in Wood Turning, without crushing the wood fibers. These jaws will hold in both the contraction and the expansion modes. Precisely machined from a single solid piece of 1045 High Tensile Steel for precise closing, durability and long life. Comes with 4 jaw segments and instructions. Uses the standard fasteners that come with your NOVA Chuck. Backed by a full replacement 2-year warranty, *Some accessories such as larger jaws are only suitable for use on the larger NOVA Chucks, please check manual prior to use.