Nova Comet II Midi Lathe with G3 Chuck and Chisel Set

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A portable space-saver that doesn't need a lot of room, the Nova Comet II delivers the capacity and rugged stability of larger lathes. What's more, the Comet II transforms into an all-in-one woodworking station—it's compatible with NOVA’s unique Versaturn accessories, so you can use this lathe as bench grinder. And with electronic variable speed and Nova's rock solid construction, the Comet II is the perfect choice for turning a variety of projects from intricate pens to bowls up to 12" diameter.

The Nova Comet II Midi Lathe Bundle (46302) includes the lathe, as well as a NOVA G3 reversible chuck and five-piece mini chisel set. The G3 chuck features forward and reverse functionality and includes 2" (50 mm) jaws, a handle, woodworm screw, fastenings and instructions.

  • Turn bowls, pens and more with the Comet II Midi Lathe
  • Compatible with Nova Versaturn accessories (sold separately)
  • Three-step pulley system offers different speed ranges while providing maximum flexibility
  • Electronic variable-speed motor delivers speeds between 250 and 4,000 rpm
  • Forward and reverse operation provides additional flexibility, ideal for finishing
  • Made of quality precision-machined cast iron
  • Strong 2MT spindles
  • Long-reach toolslides made to work with optional bed extension (sold separately)
  • Quick-action cam controls allow fast, precise adjustments

Motor: 0.75 hp, 120v, 60 Hz
Speed settings: 250 to 4,000 rpm
Swing capacity: 12" (300 mm)
Between centres: 16.5" (419 mm) / 42" (1,066 mm) with optional bed extension
Spindle thread: 1" - 8 TPI RH
Tailstock: 2 MT hollow
Quill travel: 1.6" (40.6 mm)


  • Comet II midi lathe
  • Nova G3 chuck with 2" (50 mm) jaws, handle woodworm screw, manual and hardware
  • Five mini chisels: 1/8" spindle gouge, 1/8" parting tool, 1/4" round nose scraper, 1/4" skew chisel and 1/4" spindle gouge
  • 3" (80 mm) faceplate
  • 6" (152 mm) toolrest
  • 2MT live centre
  • 2MT spur centre
  • Hand wheel
  • Knock-out bar