The two most favored American brands are Sherline and Taig. Many
hobbyists who are willing to settle for a lower quality go with the
Chinese lathes you can get at Harbor Fright. Proxxons, Prazzi, and
Levin are all beautiful equipment, but go from high priced to
We sell both the Taig and the Sherline units and offer them at a
discount from list. My general suggestion is if you are working in
metal go with the Sherline. If doing wax or wood go with the Taig.
Not that the Taig will not do metal, but the Sherline has more
capacity and a larger range of accessories. Feel free to call if you
want to discuss it. I am in the store on Tuesday and Saturdays.
A2Z Metalsmith Supply Inc
5151 S Federal Blvd Ste I-9
Littleton CO 80123
720 283-7200 Phone
720 385-2118 Fax