Conover Workshops: Woodworking Used Equipment

Used Tools and Machinery

This page is for used equipment that we have either acquired or is not longer need for our operations. Machinery is for pick up only and cannot be shipped. Items that can be shipped are so noted.

Conover Lathes: We are now making a market for used Conover Lathes. For $100 anyone wanting to buy or sell a classic Conover Lathe can put a posting up for three months on our sales page. Email or call (440) 548-3491 for details.


Two Used Nova 3000 DVR Lathes

DVR Lathe

Because we are only taking 5 students these days we have some extra Nova 3000 DVRs that need a good home. The perfect Holiday Gift these lathes are in good running order on a shop built stands. Each comes with a steel faceplate, drive center, live center, knockout bar and a Nova Chuck.

These machines are for pickup only and cannot be shipped.

Lathe in front is $995

Lathe in background $895

Lathe in background has old style tailstock so is a bit cheaper. However, this tailstock is more than adquate, especially if you are primarily going to turn bowls.



24" Leigh Dovetail Jig

Leigh Jig

24" Leigh Dovetail jig with manual and a good selection of cutters. Cuts both through and half-blind dovetails. The easiest to use and most versital of the full featured dovetail jigs you can even widen a pin for boxmaing.

For pickup at our workshop in Parkman, OH only.

24" Leigh Dovetail Jig $250.


For Sale by Owner

Please contact owner directly.

Conover Master Turners Package

Built in 1989 with serial # 89679. Includes: Variable Speed DC Motor, Cast Iron Legs, Spur Center, Live Center, Faceplate and Knockout Bar.

For pickup in Mills River, NC only $ 2,250. Contact Allen at or (828) 423-9595.

Conover Lathe

Conover Headstock


Stubby 750 Lathe

Auxiliary bed, two toolrest bases, built in vacuum port, 2 HP variable speed AC drive, spur drive, revolving center, faceplate and remote start/stop switch.

For pickup in Mills River, NC only $ 4,500. Contact Allen at or (828) 423-9595.

AR Stubby

AR Stubby2

AR Stubby 3