Dedicated Pen Blank Drilling Chuck
Drill a perfectly centered hole in your blank on your lathe using this unique lathe chuck. The chuck includes two 2" jaws that will hold your blanks perfectly centered at the headstock. Mount a drill chuck with your drill bit into your tailstock and advance the drill into your blank as it spins on your lathe. Advantages of this system:
Instant Set up and perfect centering
Vary the headstock drilling speed to accommodate your blank and bit
Accommodates blanks up to 1" Square
No "travel" limitations of a drill press quill
Jaws are 2" long, Chuck has a 1" x 8tpi thread, 2-1/2" diameter, weighs only 1.2 lb, operated by 2 tommy bars (included).
Large Pen Blank Drilling Chuck: With two and a half times the capacity of our Original Dedicated Pen Blank Drilling chuck, this large capacity chuck will let you drill bottle stopper blanks, project handles and more. The chuck features a reversible set of jaws that enables drilling blanks up to 2-1/2" square and 5" long. Use the standard jaw position to drill from 1/4" to 1-1/2" - reverse the jaws to drill from 1-1/2" to 2-1/2". Weighs only 2 lbs, has a 1" x 8tpi thread. Includes 2 tommy bars to open and close