Leveling Chuck


Overview

A Leveling Chuck is used allow the turner to adjust how an object is being held. It allows for adjustments in the X, Y, and Z axes. This is especially useful for guilloché work and when turning large items where runout will become more evident and pronounced.

Lindow Machine Works makes a leveling chuck, and a "pie chuck" which is a combination of a bezel chuck with a leveling chuck.


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Examples of this device in use


Usage Notes


How it works


Notes on making one


More Information

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Presentations

  • This YouTube video shows a demonstration of a levelling chuck by David Lindow.

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