Author Topic: Lathe Chuck Soft Jaws  (Read 1799 times)

Offline mikemill

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Lathe Chuck Soft Jaws
« on: January 16, 2015, 05:43:41 PM »
There have been a couple of articles on soft jaws in the ME press last year, one replicating the standard chuck jaw, and the one I saw recently which is simple and very effective using hex bar.
I found a length of 11/4” hex bar on ebay for a few quid and had enough to make four sets of jaws, should keep me going for a few years. The hex’s are held on to the chuck jaws with grub screws, very useful for those odd shapes or skimming thin discs.


Offline Coopertje

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Re: Lathe Chuck Soft Jaws
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2015, 07:37:21 PM »
How cool is that, very nice idea! Thanks for sharing  :ThumbsUp:

Regards Jeroen