This was a great class with students bringing many ideas and projects. Casey Burns, a local flute maker, decided to add engine turning to his instruments. You can see the pieces he turned in the photos below - check out his website for the finished flutes! Two watchmakers also enrolled in this session trying out [...]
Hey all! I hope you'll enjoy some photos from our first session of Intermediate Engine Turning. We had another great group who brought some interesting concepts and ideas - such as using multiple centers and divergent patterns! Students used the elliptical chuck on both the straightline and rose engine, a pen chuck, the jig borer, and the [...]
It was a great group - a woodturner, a watchmaker, a watch collector, & a metals conservator. I love seeing the new patterns people come up with using traditional ideas. It always yields interesting results when people approach the practice from different backgrounds ! I've only got one space left in each of the three remaining [...]
Let me start by saying, very best wishes for the New Year! To start the year off, I've put together a newsletter containing shop updates. It's basically a summary of happenings and the latest offerings at the workshop. It will cover upcoming classes, new making whimsies, featured conservation projects, riddles, and more. If you'd like to check [...]
Hi All! A quick announcement : The tickets already sold out for the first engine turning session with Atlas Obscura - so they've added another. It now only has three spaces left - so if you're interested I'd sign up while there's still a spot or two! You can still sign up here. Hope to see you there!