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My $.22 faceplate

08-08-2018 07:00 PM by Jack Lewis | 5 comments »

I use face plates and sacrificial stock for segmented rings. I hot melt glue rings to true up the surfaces and afterwards to center/mount/glue rings together. I also use face plates for heavy blanks and half logs. When prepping all the rings at the same time it uses too many face plates or I run out of them. I fell in love with the idea of face plate rings found for Nova chucks (very pricey), priced a similar unit to be made at a machine shop and the price was more than Nova charged. Here is my $.22 cent face plate ring. A 1”ID steel washer fits a 2” scroll chuck, I drilled 4 appropriate holes for mounting. In order to allow the dovetail jaws to grip bet...

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