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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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Stop the presses! Big assist for a vacuum chuck.

Maybe the title is a little over the top but I’m pretty pumped about a stupid-easy fix that I tripped onto for a common problem when using vacuum chucks. Yesterday I was vacuum chucking a hollow form to finish the foot … Continue reading

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