Tricks of the Trade: Inexpensive Jam Chuck - Popular Woodworking Magazine

Tricks of the Trade: Inexpensive Jam Chuck

 In Shop Blog, Tricks of the Trade

Go to your local building supply store, and find a cheap plunger (mine was $3). Then take the handle off and use it for a jam chuck on your lathe – mine gets the most use when reversing hollow forms and removing the  tenons. Works great and is super cheap!

Noah Schuerman,

Pullman, Washington

plunger jam chuck

Plunger jam chuck.

This article appeared in the August 2018 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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