A Pencil Chuck is a specialized version of a dome chuck (usually with a longer base) with an attached dead center as a tail stock.
The Pencil Chuck is used to hold long slender objects - things like pen barrels.
Pencil Chucks are sometimes called Pillar Chucks.
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- Amplitude Adjuster for an MDF Rose Engine by Rich Colvin. Ornamental Turners International Newsletter, Volume 26, No. 2 - Winter, 2019, pg. 23
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