We just had our first engine turning class of the year! We had a lovely time and saw some beautiful patterns. It’s always so exciting to see what a fresh perspective will bring to the craft! This group of students consisted of artists, chemists, ornamental turners, and watchmakers.
David setting up the ring chuck
Showing off the 102 collet set
Amie, exploring form and pattern on the rose engine
An overlaid rope pattern
Exploring spirographs on the rose engine
Straightline machine patterns (left) and rose engine moray (right)
Sterling silver straightline machine drape by John
Nathan and Ed making pens on the straightline machine
Dial by Jeremy
Pewter door pulls by Robert
More of Robert’s work
Amie tries pumping on the outside diameter of a rosette for a ring on the rose engine
Pumping on the inside surface of a rosette for a ring
If you’re interested, we have just one space remaining for this coming weekend’s class on beginning engine turning! Sign up on the class page!