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Project by harry1 posted 06-08-2012 12:59 PM 3760 views 24 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Peter asked for more details about the doughnut chuck, I think this pdf will answer all questions.

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-- Harry, Western Australia





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tyskkvinna

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#1 posted 06-08-2012 01:01 PM

hm.. this looks really really simple! I’ve been having a need for something like this—I may try it out this weekend!

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 06-08-2012 01:06 PM

Henry, thank-you very much for the additional information on the donut chuck. I’m still exploring and learning to turn and your post if very helpful. Peter

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Enoelf

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#3 posted 06-08-2012 02:27 PM

That is cool, and if you replace your carriage head bolts with countersunk machine screws, you completely eliminate a chance of catching something on one of those revolving bolt heads.
Thanks for sharing.
Well done.

-- Central Ohio, Still got 9 and 15/16 fingers!

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BrianGT

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#4 posted 06-08-2012 02:40 PM

Cool, and you could easily make different sized donuts to accomodate various sized pieces. Thanks for sharing

-- "Fear of failure limits our creativity" so to create something truly awesome you first have to be prepared to flop

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harry1

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#5 posted 06-08-2012 02:42 PM

Unfortunately they go through 1/4” ply which wouldn’t leave much strength if flushed with a counter-sink. I used such plywood to allow for some flexing. I do however agree with you that no protrusion would be better.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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harry1

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#6 posted 06-08-2012 02:43 PM

You’re spot on Brian.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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Jeffery Mullen

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#7 posted 06-08-2012 07:53 PM

I don’t have a lathe yet but when I get one I will need to make this jig and try it out. I looked at the link and it makes sense to me know. Thanks for sharing.

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Dusty56

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#8 posted 06-08-2012 10:14 PM

Thank you very much for the link !
Added to favorites for future use : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Bob Aber

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#9 posted 06-09-2012 06:49 AM

Cool! Thanks for the information and will read later on when i have time to do this project.

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#10 posted 10-13-2013 03:21 PM

Great idea. Will save and steal.

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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