A Guide to Work-Holding on the Lathe

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GMC Distribution, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 125 pages
With so many options for mounting wood on the lathe, woodworkers are always seeking information on where the differences lie, what the top techniques are, and how to choose the best type for their particular project. Finally, here are all the answers, presented in full detail with illustrated descriptions of the many different types of available chucks, including jam fit chucks, glue chucks, screw chucks, and more. There's also an illuminating explanation of why the method of holding the work is so important and a brief history of the lathe. Discussions on eccentric turning methods and other forms of chucking round out this comprehensive reference.

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About the author (2004)

Fred Holder is the author of "A Guide to Work-Holding on the Lathe" and "Making Screw Threads in Wood,"" "the" "publisher of "More Woodturning" magazine, and a monthly columnist for "Woodturning," He lives in Snohomish, Washington.

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