No Drill Press? No Problem!
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).