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    3 jaw chuck spacers

    Here's a couple of spacers/parallels I made for the 3-jaw. Much more convenient than using 3 hands to hold a conventional parallel in place, and you can leave it in place while you turn. Only drawback is a limit to how small a diameter you can hold.
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    Well, that has given me something to do tomorrow.

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    If you put three holes in the webs of the spacers, you can make spacer plugs to allow you to accommodate workpieces of various thicknesses. See my version in this post...

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    Thanks DeusExMachinist! We've added your 3 Jaw Chuck Spacer to our Machining category,
    as well as to your builder page: DeusExMachinist's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Thanks, that will be a chuck update that I will be doing. Did you have them laser cut?
    All the best David

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    Quote Originally Posted by djhart View Post
    Thanks, that will be a chuck update that I will be doing. Did you have them laser cut?
    All the best David
    No, they were done the old-fashioned way...lay out, drill, mill.


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