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Lathe chuck mounting method

02-03-2018 06:51 PM by LesB | 5 comments »

Most of my wood turnings are mounted on a Nova chuck and a lot of it is rough wood sometimes called firewood. Getting the turning started and mounting it on the lathe is often a multi step process. Techniques such as using a face plate mount with screws into the blank so the first chuck mounting spigot or dado (recess) can be made on the lathe or using an intermediate waste wood mounting disk glued to the blank, or by using a threaded spur center with the tail stock (a popular method), or some other two or three step method. I just kept thinking there must be a quicker easier way to do it. One that allows me to mount and unmount pieces so I can alternate working on various projects simult...

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