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Making a W12 wax chuck

In order to hold various parts, such as the barrel and balance wheel, for machining, I wanted a wax chuck. I briefly considered making a brass copy of a W12 arbor but decided that was going to be a lot of work and difficult to get accurate. After all, part of the idea of the wax chuck is that I can swap the part between the Schaublin 70 lathe and the Aciera F1 mill without losing concentricity through any remounting.

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