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Teknatool Troubleshooting Guide all Nova lathes
Note:  Most of the time when spindle run-out is quoted what people really mean is that the chuck or faceplate is running out.  In these cases it is usually ...
Thu, 20 Sep, 2018 at 2:28 PM
Centering your NOVA Lathe (with movable headstock) using the NOVA Acruline 2MT Accessory
This article outlines the recommended method to properly align the centers of the headstock and tailstock on your (NOVA) lathe if it has a movable headstock...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 2:46 PM
Adjusting the position of the Toolslide lock handle.
The attached file outlines the method for adjusting the Toolslide lock handle on your NOVA Woodlathe for the following models: NOVA 1624-44 (Discontinued)...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 2:49 PM
FAQ ALL // SPINDLE THREAD DAMAGE
Spindle Thread Damage on NOVA Lathes When approaching this problem, unless the threads have little or no vestige of usability left, the best answer is to u...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 2:51 PM
How to change the bearings on Nova Series Lathes
The attached files will take the user through how to change the bearings on the following NOVA Woodlathe models: Teknatool TL1500 Lathe (Discontinued) ...
Fri, 20 Apr, 2018 at 2:28 PM
Proposition 65 Warnings for Californian Residents
PROP 65 ATTENTION CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: California’s Proposition 65 entitles California consumers to special warnings for products that contain chemicals k...
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 at 3:39 PM
Maximum weight of work piece on NOVA Lathes
***IMPORTANT: This article does not apply to Comet MIDI lathes due to a different bearing system*** Q: What is the maximum weight of a work piece that c...
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018 at 11:38 AM
Want to make my Galaxi mobile
We use to have a mobile base, but discontinued the product for safety reasons.    The Galaxi is a large size at over 500lbs; therefore, we do not recommend...
Fri, 16 Nov, 2018 at 3:39 PM
Cold Temperatures
Occasionally we receive inquiries about the winter temperatures and how it might affect their lathe/drill press.  There is no safety risk to operate the mac...
Mon, 19 Nov, 2018 at 2:05 PM