Machine Time provides Custom CNC Manufacturing specializing in High-Mix, Low Volume parts from a wide range of metals and plastics.  We use a blend of traditional and state-of-the-art CNC machines to custom make your parts on time and to specifications.

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We are conveniently located just 5 miles south of Lexington at 128 Eisenhower Court, Nicholasville, Kentucky.  Our 10,000 ft² facility has three loading docks; full-depth, half-depth and curbside to handle all types of shipping/receiving requirements.

Machine Time is owned and operated by Craig and Donna Jackson who bring their 30+ years of manufacturing and customer service to work for you.


A short list of our equipment

Nakamura-Tome CNC Multitasking Turning and Milling Centersuper-ntmx

  • Dual spindle ability.
  • Milling Spindle Speed – 12,000 rpm
  • Lower Turret Milling Speed – 6,000 rpm
  • Main and Sub-spindle Speed – 5,000 rpm
  • Max turning diameter – 200mm – 8.07”
  • Max turning length – 780 mm – 30.70”
  • Distance between spindles – 38.58”
  • 230 degree B-axis positioning range

With a footprint of 15’×12’ and standing 9’ tall, this 31,967 lbs monster can do anything you ask of it from a delicate miniature valve body up to a large precision turned shaft with multiple gear sets and angular cross holes.


Watch the Nakamura-Tome Demonstration – Click here

Leadwell V-50i Vertical Machining Center


  • 12,000 RPM ceramic spindle speeds.
  • Renishaw Precision Measuring Probe.
  • Laser calibration for full travel accuracy.
  • 30 Tool arm style auto tool changer.
  • Table work area – 56” x 24” with max load of 3,000 lbs.


Watch Leadwell Video – Click here


Haas TL-1Haas TL-1

CNC Toolroom Lathe

  • 16″ x 30″ max capacity
  • 3.0″ bar capacity
  • 1.8k RPM



Haas VF2


Vertical Machining Center


  •  30″ x 16″ x 20″ (762 x 406 x 508 mm)
  • 30 hp (22.4 kW) vector drive
  • 8100 rpm, inline direct-drive,
  • 20-station carousel tool changer