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Wood timber can be held in place in many ways. But the most common - especially for 'spindle work' such as chair legs - is when the work is held between a driving center mounted in the headstock spindle and a rotating center mounted in the tailstock barrel. For flat work, a faceplate is used and attached to the wood with screws, before the faceplate itself is mounted onto the headstock spindle.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|