Carl’s Custom Centering Cones

Meta Description: Link to Carl's "Custom Centering Cones" AAW magazine article PDF. What they are. Why live center cones are useful. How to make your own out of UHMW.

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I could not live without my Custom Centering Cones that I have turned out of ultar-high molecular weight (UHMW) polyethylene. I have turned lots of different shapes and use them often.  
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Vacuum Chucks Demo

Meta Description: Link to Carl's PDF handout for his "Vacuum Chucks" demo. What are they? What are they good for? What do I need to set up my own Vacuum Chuck System? How can I keep the cost down?

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Click here for the PDF demo handout.

What are they? What are they good for? What do I need to set up my own Vacuum Chuck System? How can I keep the cost down?

Updated 9/4/2020: I am no longer interested in doing this demo. There is still some good info in the handout. Thus, I am leaving it on the web.

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