Top 9 Lathe Chucks for Woodturning – Power Lathe Accessories

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1. Nova

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Reversible, Nova TK-48246 Direct Thread 1 Inch Small Wood Turning Chuck Bundle Set with Automatic Jaw Safety Stop and Copper Impregnated Jaw Slides

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Nova #ad - Safe and secure: anti-release spindle lock reversible; Ensures chuck will stay securely mounted on the lathe during forward and reverse turning applications.

Fast operating action: ideal for production turning of smaller pieces; One-handed geared action; Powerful and positive grip. Minimizes load: small size 85-milimeter/3. 35-inch and weight minimizes load on small spindles and bearings. Advanced features: automatic jaw safety stop, copper impregnated jaw slides, and direct thread 1-inch x 8TPI dual thread. Specifications: up to 350-millimeter/14-inch diameter bowls using 50-millimeter jaws; Up to 150-millimeter/6-inch length spigots using 50-millimeter jaws; Takes the same accessory range as all other NOVA chucks.
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ManufacturerNova #ad
Height3.7 Inches
Length9.7 Inches
Width6.7 Inches
Part Number48246

2. WEN

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WEN LA4275 2.75-Inch 4-Jaw Self-Centering Keyed Lathe Chuck Set with 1-Inch x 8TPI Thread

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WEN #ad - Features a 1” x 8 tpi thread for compatibility with the majority of wood lathes on the market. External jaws spread inside of workpieces with pilot holes ranging from 1-1/2 to 2-1/8 inches. Scroll chuck perfect for holding bowls, spindles, and other unwieldy wood lathe projects. Internal jaws tighten around workpieces varying from 1-1/8 to 1-3/4 inches in size. Keyed tightening mechanism provides additional grip strength to the workpiece.
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ManufacturerWEN #ad
Part NumberLA4275
ModelLA4275

3. WEN

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WEN LA4444 4-Inch 4-Jaw Self-Centering Chuck Set with 1-Inch x 8TPI Thread

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WEN #ad - Internal jaws tighten around workpieces varying from 1. 6 to 2. 8 inches in size. Included screw chuck provides even more options for supporting your projects. Scroll chuck perfect for holding bowls, spindles, and other unwieldy wood lathe projects. Features a 1” x 8 tpi thread for compatibility with the majority of wood lathes on the market. External jaws spread inside of workpieces with pilot holes ranging from 2 to 3. 2 inches.
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Part NumberLA4444
ModelLA4444

4. PSI Woodworking

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PSI Woodworking CSC3000C Barracuda Wood Lathe Key Chuck System

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PSI Woodworking #ad - Pre-threaded to 1" x 8tpi and includes 3/4" X 16TPI spindle adapter. 5" diameter and weighs 4 lbs. 1 step jaws: 3/32" to 1-3/8" & 11/16" to 2-3/8"; #2 round jaws: 7/8" to 1-1/2" &1-1/4" to 2"; #3 wide bowl jaws: 3-1/16" To 4-3/8"; pin jaws: 1" To 2-1/4".

With the variety of included jaws, other small turning projects, The CSC3000C will mount most turning projects onto your Lathe; including bowls, spindles, pens, and much more. Barracuda2 chuck body is 3. This is a c-series chuck; compatible with all additional c-series jaws and accessories: 7-3/4" jumbo flat jaws cjawfj2, 8-1/4" Super Finishing Jaws CJAWXL, set of 2 Alligator Jaws LCALJAWS, Pen Blank Drilling Jaws CJAWPEN, 5" Small Flat Jaws CJAWFJ1, and more!. Includes: 1 barracuda2 chuck body, 8 screws, 1 gear key, 1 woodworm screw chuck, 1 Allen wrench, 1 spindle adapter, 4 self-centering jaw sets, 1 storage case.
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ManufacturerPSI Woodworking #ad
Height5.25 Inches
Length10.2 Inches
Weight8.6 Pounds
Width5 Inches
Part NumberCSC3000C
ModelCSC3000C
Warranty2 Years Under Normal Use

5. PSI Woodworking

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PSI Woodworking CUG3418CC Utility Grip 4-Jaw Lathe Chuck System

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PSI Woodworking #ad - This "c-series" chuck is compatible with all "C-Series" jaws and accessories. Chuck is pre-threaded to 1" x 8tpi and includes 3/4" x 16tpi headstock spindle adaptor; Chuck body weighs 4 lbs and is 4" in diameter. Heavy duty chrome-plated self-centering chuck will hold your work tight & secure on midi and full size woodworking lathes. Includes #1 step jaws 3/32" to 1-7/8" external & 11/32" to 3-3/8" internal; includes #2 round jaws 1-1/2" to 3-1/8" External & 2" to 3-7/8" Internal. Includes screw chuck, allen wrench, and a set of tightening levers.
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ManufacturerPSI Woodworking #ad
Height4 Inches
Length4 Inches
Weight4.95 Pounds
Width2 Inches
Part NumberCUG3418CC
ModelCUG3418CC
Warranty2 Years Under Normal Use

6. Nova

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JS100N 4" Bowl Jaw Set, Woodworm Screw & Storage Case. 1"x 8 TPI Only Does Not Use Inserts, NOVA 48293 PREMIER PRO-TEK G3 CHUCK Bundle with 2" PRO-TEK Jaw Set, JSPIN 1" Pin Jaw Set

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Nova #ad - Precision laser etched jaw numbering allowing ease of jaw and slide alignment, positioning and change out. The unique woodworking dovetail profile pulls the project into the chuck and holds round and square blanks firmly.

Upgraded 6 point star fasteners exerting more torque with ease, for holding power and minimizing strip out. Stronger and more versatile 50mm/2” pro-tek jaws with an improved dovetail AND serrated profile for maximum control. Includes 6 point T bar wrench. Intuitive clockwise Jaw Closing Action Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey. Premium nickel plating, minimizes rust and maintenance and is ideal for turning green wood.
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ManufacturerNova #ad
Part Number48293A

7. PSI Woodworking

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PSI Woodworking Products TM32 1/2-Inch Drill Chuck with #2 Morse Taper Arbor 1/2" 2MT

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PSI Woodworking #ad - The #2mt arbor accepts 1/4" x 20tpi draw bolt; Draw bolt not included. Removes easily with knock out bar. This 3-jaw chuck will mount into the headstock or tailstock of any lathe that accepts #2MT accessories. Great for holding drill bits, small turnings, dowels, pen mandrel shafts, and much more. Includes the 1/2" drill chuck, #2 Morse Taper Arbor, and Jaw Tightening Key.
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ManufacturerPSI Woodworking #ad
Part NumberTM32
ModelTM32
Warranty2 Years Under Normal Use

8. Simple Woodturning Tools

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1¼" X 8 TPI Vacuum Chuck for Woodturning Lathe Bowl Turning, Simple Woodturning Tools

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Simple Woodturning Tools #ad - Chuck material: 6061 aircraft aluminum. American made and customer supported by harrison Specialties, a family owned CNC machining and manufacturing facility in the land of 10, 000 lakes - Minnesota. This vacuum chuck gives you a great way to finish the bottom of your bowls and other turned vessels. Outside diameter: 3½". Steel tube length: 18" beyond the end of the chuck. Watch our simple vacuum Chuck Demo YouTube Video to see it work! .
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ManufacturerHarrison Specialties #ad
Height4 Inches
Length24 Inches
Weight3 Pounds
Width4 Inches
Part Number1¼ x 8 Vacuum Chuck

9. Nova

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NOVA 48291 PREMIER PRO-TEK G3 CHUCK With 2" PRO-TEK Jaws, & Dlx. Storage Box, Woodworm screw, Direct Thread Version 1"x 8 TPI Only Does Not Use Inserts

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Nova #ad - Premium nickel plating, minimizes rust and maintenance and is ideal for turning green wood. Upgraded 6 point star fasteners exerting more torque with ease, for holding power and minimizing strip out.

Stronger and more versatile 50mm/2” pro-tek jaws with an improved dovetail AND serrated profile for maximum control. Intuitive clockwise Jaw Closing Action Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey. Precision laser etched jaw numbering allowing ease of jaw and slide alignment, positioning and change out. Includes 6 point T bar wrench. The unique woodworking dovetail profile pulls the project into the chuck and holds round and square blanks firmly.
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ManufacturerNova #ad
Part Number48291A