Chuck Key #2


Active User
H-M Supporter Gold Member
Dec 23, 2012
Guys yesterday and today I work on my other chuck key which is for the camlock chuck.I made it little longer than the first one so that I could get behind the chuck.In past I was using a 3/8 extension which I had ground down to fit but it was a very loose fit.This one I don't think come out as good cause I forgot to rim the hole for the rod which I scratch the end up little.That rod I heated up to 540* but it come out more of a bronze color than the dark blue color like the other one.Looking at the pic dang there's few flaws that my eyes did not catch but the camera did.Anyway this was another fun project,special thanks to Doc and all the help that I receive from the guys. #2.jpg #2.5.jpg

Ulma Doctor

Infinitely Curious
H-M Platinum Supporter
Feb 2, 2013
nice work Kroll!
i like the contrast between the handle and the body.
they will last a long time and won't rust!!!


Confirmed Tool User
H-M Lifetime Diamond Member
Jan 2, 2014
Looking at the pic dang there's few flaws that my eyes did not catch but the camera did.
They look great from here!
Besides, after a few uses, with oily finger prints and a couple scuffs on them, you'll never see it.
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