Article: How To Make A $0.79 Collet Chuck
October 14, 2011 17:33, submitted by Tucker Garrison (author: Doug Kish)
How to make a $0.79 collet chuck for turning fine finials: Starting with four identically sized hardwood billets and a PVC coupling, these slides show how to make a collet chuck for use in making Christmas tree ornaments. The billets started out approximately 7/8"x7/8"x3".
More photos of the process can be seen at https://picasaweb.google.com/110047452015811476962/BlackLocustPVCColletChuck?authkey=Gv1sRgCKXYm-Kq6fixWg
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