A simple Morse taper 1/2-in. collet chuck used with a draw bolt is an effective alternative to a heavy, expensive 3-jaw Jacobs chuck for turning small pieces. When the draw bolt is tightened, the collet’s jaws securely grip the work. Morse taper collets are available from machine tool suppliers or Manhatten Supply Co., 151 Sunnyside Blvd., Plainview, N.Y. 11803. Eric Schramm, Los Gatos, Calif. Fine Woodworking Magazine, December 1989 No. 79
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