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Mounting Work in a Chuck

Originally written by Ed for Craftsy as “Helpful Tips for mounting Work in a Chuck on a Lathe”. Chucks are one of the handiest ways of holding work on the lathe. There are a few types of chucks but the … Continue reading

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Vacuum Chucking on the Lathe

Originally written for Craftsy by Ed, titled: “Working Under Pressure: Vacuum Chucking on the Lathe.” Chucks are commonly regarded in the woodworking world as the go-to method of holding work on a lathe when creating a bowl or platter. Typically … Continue reading

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A few quick pointers on using a chuck

Today I was working on a hollow form when the lathe started to growl –¬†first when I was cutting the end grain then getting progressively worse. I checked the chuck to make sure it was tight on the lathe and … Continue reading

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