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Project by Ryan Haasen posted 10-21-2012 11:11 PM 2899 views 14 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a set of cole jaws to attach to my Oneway Talon Chuck for my next project, so I decided to make a some. I used the instructions from Wood Central ( http://www.woodcentral.com/cgi-bin/readarticle.pl?dir=turning&file=articles_123.shtml ) to make them. These instructions were easy to follow and it only took me 2.5 hours to make! They are not as strong as would have liked them to be (they have a little give), but they will do the job. My lathe has a 14.5” swing, so I made these jaws to open to a maximum diameter of 13”.

-- Ryan





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#1 posted 10-21-2012 11:46 PM

very nice

-- Joel

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#2 posted 10-21-2012 11:57 PM

LOOKING GOOD. SOUNDS LIKE A NEW PROJECT COMING UP.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 10-22-2012 01:06 AM

Are my eyes blurred or is this quite a massive piece? I look forward to seeing your next posting regarding your work with this.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#4 posted 10-22-2012 11:04 PM

Thanks guys! There is indeed another project in the making. A couple more weeks!

-- Ryan

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#5 posted 10-24-2012 12:47 AM

This is going straight onto the short list of projects.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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