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Forum topic by lumer posted 09-30-2013 02:23 PM 3888 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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lumer

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09-30-2013 02:23 PM

has anyone ever made a homemade chuck for a wood lethe, i need to sand some bowls i made and dont want to spend $300 .00 or so to use it twice


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crank49

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#1 posted 09-30-2013 02:54 PM

Attach them to a face plate.

Or if you just have to have a chuck, you don’t have to spend $300.
I got my WoodRiver chuck from Woodcraft for about $80.

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Wildwood

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#2 posted 09-30-2013 04:58 PM

Are you trying to sand in/out side of bowl and how is it mounted on the lathe now?

Plenty examples of jam & donut chucks on the web. Also many You-tube videos showing how it is done.

http://www.woodturningonline.com/Turning/Turning_articles.php?catid=9

-- Bill

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FaTToaD

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#3 posted 09-30-2013 07:59 PM

I’m going to make this sometime in the near future, though it’s more for the outside of the bowl:

http://www.woodworkersguide.com/2010/10/17/how-to-make-a-longworth-chuck/

You could also consider one of the utility grip four jaw chucks from PSI for $89. I just got mine, and though I haven’t used it much, it seems to work well plus it comes with a cole jaw set:

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/CUG3418CCX.html

-- David

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