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Peter asked for more details about the doughnut chuck, I think this pdf will answer all questions.
-- Harry, Western Australia
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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!
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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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#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.
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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
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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.
#6 posted 06-08-2012 02:43 PM
You’re spot on Brian.
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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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#8 posted 06-08-2012 10:14 PM
Thank you very much for the link !Added to favorites for future use : )
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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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#10 posted 10-13-2013 03:21 PM
Great idea. Will save and steal.
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