What a busy time it has been here at the Memoria Technica Workshop. If you are new to the blog, welcome! If you are a long time reader, thank you so much for following along. I'm very grateful for your support! I have been remiss in posting updates on the blog this year due to [...]
Intermediate Engine Turning I
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 [...]
Newsletter & Classes!
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 [...]
Dearly Beloved Banjos
We are gathered here today for a number of important updates. It has certainly been some time since my last post. I have been working on quite a few projects in the mean time. One being the launch of my colleague David's new website: Lindow Machine Works. Check it out if you get a chance - his [...]
David and I stayed pretty busy during the winter visit. Although, I think he's been busy his entire life. Given that he completed his first clock at 27 years of age, just after completing a home he built from scratch. By 25, David had built parts for over 650 clocks and finished about 500 of [...]