A Rectilinear Chuck is a larger version of the eccentric chuck. As it has more divisions on it, the rectilinear chuck provides for rotations via the nosewheel that are not as easy to set using the eccentric chuck.
The rectilinear chuck is useful as a platform for the oblique chuck.
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Examples of this device in use
How it works
Notes on making one
- 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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