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Recall: Grizzly Industrial & Shop Fox Wood Lathes: cutting tool breaks becoming dangerous projectile

Recall of Grizzly Industrial and Shop Fox Wood Lathes as the lathe’s cutting tool can break, posing an injury hazard due to projectiles that can strike the user and bystanders, and a laceration hazard to the user who could come into direct contact with the cutting tool.


Sold

About 21,300 (In addition, about 60 were sold in Canada)


RECALL

This November 2, 2023,recall involves all G0584 and G0462 Grizzly Industrial, and the W1758 Shop Fox wood lathes. The variable-speed, electric wood lathes have a green or white bed and cast-iron legs with black accents, an extendable tool rest and a swivel headstock. Model G0584 measures 62 inches wide, 14.5 inches deep and 45.5 inches high. Models G0462 and W1758 measure 72.5 inches wide, 19 inches deep and 48 inches high. The Grizzly industrial wood lathes have the logo located on the front of the headstock and the model number on the side nameplate. The Shop Fox wood lathes have the logo located on the front of the bed, and the model on the front of the headstock and the side nameplate.


Incidents/Injuries:

Grizzly Industrial has received four reports of the cutting tool breaking, including one injury.


Sold At:

Alaska Industrial Hardware, Bibb Tool Co., Workshop Tools Inc., Bargain Supply, Big Tool Store and other hardware stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, The Home Depot, Northern Tool, Hardware Sales, Optics Planet and Grizzly.com and other websites from February 2005 through January 2023 for between $400 and $1,550.


ACTION

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wood lathes and contact Grizzly Industrial for details on how to receive a free repair kit, including shipping. The repair kit consists of an upgraded faceplate, tool rest and tool rest base.


CONTACT

Grizzly Industrial toll-free at 888-615-7944, 24 hours a day, every day, email at recalls@grizzly.com, or online at www.grizzly.com/recalls or www.grizzly.com and click on "Recalls" at the bottom the page for more information.

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