These jaws have the mass and size necessary for large bowls and vases. The profiled jaws provide maximum gripping power with minimal damage to the piece.
The Patented Profile Jaws are pictured here. Click here to view what the Smooth (Dovetail) jaws look like.
These jaws have the same capacities as the profiled #3 Jaws (and are offered at the same price). The inside and outside surface of the jaws is smooth. They are designed (and recommended) for light cutting applications. These jaws will not mark your work as much as the profiled #3 Jaws, but will NOT grip with the same power either.
There are advantages to both types of jaws, however, we recommend our patented profiled jaws as explained below: