The model CL1200 features a 1.5HP motor and can operate at four different rpm settings. Manufactured in Europe it is also available with electronic variable speed. The CL1200 has a quick-change belt mechanism that allows the user to change the rpm settings in 10 seconds or less. The body is a welded construction, manufactured in heavy-steel plate for durability. It has three main parts: a headstock that houses the motor controls, the headstock spindle, a tool tray, and tail stock.
The Laguna Tools CL1200 has many major distinctions among competitive models. The lathe has two ground-steel tubes that control the longitudinal movement and a sturdy mass of 836 lbs. for vibration-free turning.
The CL1200 comes standard with a router attachment for fluting, or for following the contours generated by the copy attachment. Another feature on the machine is the indexing system that, in conjunction with the router attachment, will cut up to 24 divisions around the circumference of the piece of wood.
The “one-pass” feature of the copier uses traveling steady rest to enable the woodworker to turn long square stock effortlessly into round, making the wood inflexible and rigid while turning. The CL1200 is the ultimate machines for the discriminating hobbyist and small-production turner.