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Kent Riggins - Rubber Chucky, Finishing & Tachometer


  • Finish cutting the bottom
    • Rubber Chucky
      • https://www.rubberchucky.com/
      • Holding system
      • Show Light touch for Live Center
      • Drive Chuckies - $27.95 - $37.95 - I use on Live Center
      • Can be used a non-mar drive
      • No-Nose Chucky - $37.95 - $47.95 for hollow form holding

    • Chucky PVC Coupling Vacuum Seals - adapted to my vacuum system
    • they have Vacuum Seals for Various Manufacturers
      • Oneway drum
      • Holdfast system
      • Harrison Specialties Drum
      • Chucky Vacuum Kit $45
    • Mine is for use with Schedule 40 PVC Couplings
      • 2" PVC Coupling Seal $10
      • 3" PVC Coupling Seal $12
      • 4" PVC Coupling Seal $14
    • Vacuum System
  • Finishes
    • Sand until you are happy - I use Mirka Abranet to 600 grit
    • Woodworker finish for furniture maker
      • 3 parts - equal measure
        • Boiled Linseed Oil
        • Minwax Wipe-on Poly
        • Odorless Mineral Spirits

  • Beall Buffing System
    • http://www.bealltool.com/products/buffing/buffer.php
    • The Wood Buff Kit (consists of three 8" buffing wheels with center bolts for quick change, a combination 1/2" - 5/8" adaptor, two buffing compounds, one bar of Carnauba Wax and instructions. The wheels with hardware have a 3/8" center hole.)  $72.90
    • Morse Taper $ 9.90
    • 4" Bowl Buff Kit (all three 4" buffs, no compounds)  $35.00

    • Easy to do.
    • Relatively fast. 
    • Can be the only finish.
    • Show wheels & ball
  • Tachometer