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  • flybynightenterprises commented on kscout283's instructable Lathe Bowl Chuck2 months ago
    Lathe Bowl Chuck

    I'm afraid I'm going to have to weigh in with the other folks concerned about the safety of this project. Although conceived in the best of DIY tradition and beautifully executed, those metal bars, left long for adjustability, are likely to lacerate or possibly break, fingers.I once made a doughnut chuck similar to the one here on instructables. I thought my keenly honed situational awareness would protect me from the inch or so of threaded rod sticking out the back of the chuck, toward the headstock, 4 places. It didn't……

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