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WOODTURNING CHUCK BASICS

12-20-2014 12:15 PM by Wildwood | 4 comments »

Chuck basics! http://www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-tips/techniques/woodturning/four-jaw-lathe-chucks/?page=1 No, do not need a chuck to turn any things you can make on a lathe. On every woodturning message board questions about lathes, turning tools, and chuck major topics. No doubt a chuck does make life easier, but will not really make you a better woodturner. Like the article says you can pay a little or a lot for a woodturning chuck and walk you through chuck basics. I disagree with what articles said about faceplates, screws, and glued waste blocks due to design of a piece and safety. People often use clue blocks mounted in their chucks today too! If understand the...

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