The benchtop 9" x 19" metal lathe has all the features and precision of the larger lathes. It comes with powerful 550w motor and a 100mm (4") 3-jaw chuck as standard. This chick has hardened steel jaws that self-center the workpiece. An extra set of jaws is also included for machining larger workpieces. JD0919 can cut both inch and metric threads. It is equipped with a thread dial that lets you know where to re-engage the half nut when cutting most threads. 9" x 29" model JD0929 is also available.