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!
Hello readers! I'm excited to announce I'll be hosting an engine turning taster at my workshop in partnership with Atlas Obscura. If you're not familiar with their online magazine - it's very entertaining. In an effort to educate, inspire, and share the weird and wonderful things in this strange world, they host events and regularly [...]
Gosh - can you believe it? Well, I hardly can...I'm so very excited to announce the publication of Sacred Geometry - a 16th Century Coloring Book. In an effort to engage a more diverse group of individuals with the incredible designs the rose engine can generate, I approached ornamental turner Al Collins with the idea of a coloring book. Seeing that these [...]
If you've been reading my blog then you'll have encountered photos of the gorgeous MADE Ornamental Rose Engine by David Lindow. Well... there's now a website with tons of incredible photos of the lathe and the process - a brochure(!) - and the whole story of its creation. Check it out! Here's a recent post [...]
We got the jig borer set up for laying out dials, which produced great results. Some students even tried their hand at engraving. A diverse group of talents - jewelers, wood turners, ornamental turners, art conservators, watchmakers, and artists coming from all over the US - Nevada, California, and South Carolina - made for a [...]