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    Default Rocking Rosetta, finally built my Rose Engine

    After many years of sitting on the plans for a Rose Engine I finally got the equipment to build it.

    Here re some photos that show it sitting on the wood lathe waiting for it's home.
    It is base on the plans fromCustom Rambling Rose Engine & Ornamental lathe - demonstrate, teach, design, construction, plans

    The main changes I made was that I made it out of plate and bar stock and bolted the pieces together,

    Will post more pictures and info in the coming days as I have added a third slide that is lever driven, and allows for a pseudo rocking and pumping mode.

    Plus will post some photos of work I have done


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    Very impressive piece of kit looking forward to see some of you're work from it.
    Regards Rod.
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    Well done, certainly an impressive looking setup
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    Got up this morning and thought I need a new rosette. the results is on the lid in the first photo.

    Can you guess the shape of this new rosette ( it looks nothing like the shape in the photo ).

    The beauty of the Rose Engine that it is so relaxing watching the pattern emerge as you cut it, and a bit exciting like a kid opening a lucky dip, as you have no idea what you are going to finish up with.
    so many variables that can change the result.

    Every woodworker should have one.

    Will post more items soon.

    Tony


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    Congrats on making a nice machine. Have you considered making a paper chuck to get an idea of what the pattern will look like?

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    I do have a paper chuck, thats the first thing i do when I make a new rosette or new rubber, or one of my obscure ideas!
    I have a folder I keep all my paper chuck drawings in my chuck takes A4 paper.

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    That's a big paper chuck. . I remember seeing the 1st version of your lathe in an OTI meeting in Saint Louis maybe 8 or 10 years ago. That was a suitcase size OT lathe for traveling demonstrations. Your 3rd generation looks much bigger. A trunk size perhaps.

    Pete

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    Hi Pete

    My version of the lathe is about the same size as the one you saw, I have just moved a few things around and converted it to metric sizes . So a bit of rounding of was done, and made to suit the material sizes we have available in Australia.

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    This lid is cut using a MAN SIZE SPIROGRAPH, I broke my little plastic one so I made a big one, will post some photos of it tomorrow did not have the camera with me in the workshop today.

    Tony


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    Here is my man size spirograph the big gear is 150 teeth, and matches the change gears for my metal lathe which I printed up on my 3d printer,So the small gear shown is a 24 tooth chang gear from the lathe.
    the big gear is printed in 5 sections of 72 degress or 30 teeth then super glued onto a perspex centre section.
    The gears are 10mm wide to suit the lathe but could be made only 5mm wide for Rose Engine use only>

    Tony

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    Hi all

    Had a hard weekend at the office, 3rd and 4th photo's show I finally made myself an eccentric chuck ( just like the opperator!!!!! ).

    Tony

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    Well had another hard day at the office, finished a few more boxes, plus made some changes to Rosetta.
    Photo's 5 and 6 used the same rosette to cut the pattern on the lid and around the outside of the bottom.

    Will post the photo's of the setup over the next couple of days, as I forgot to take a photo of it.

    Tony

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    Hello all,
    As threatened I have posted the photo's of my linear slide setup, plus another bit chucked in for good measure.

    So I'll start with the gears on the headstock, they are both 150 teeth, mainly to clear everything. the gears mounted on the perspex bit give a ratio of 5:1 so the rosette goes round 5 times while the job goes around once, to get the bumps the rosette is mounted 12mm of centre hence the 5 lumps on the shape. But to make it more interesting I have used a 24 bump sinewave 3mm amplitude as the rosette. Which super impose's the 24 bump onto the shape of the 5 bumps.

    On the side of the headstock is an AMADCD (Amplicification Modification And Direction Changing Device ). So I can use the standard rocking Rosette for pumping, and pump up to 50mm limit of travel on linear slide. this slide can be set at any angle so I can cut a pattern parallel or perpendicular to any surface, as against the normal Rose Engine which is parallel to the spindle or perpendicular to it.

    Hope this was interesting as I said in an earlier post I am a bit eccentric, Like to question the norm, and push the boundaries Currently working on changing from the levers to a push/pull cable.


    If you want more information about what I have done here or anyother information about what I do please ask

    Cheers Tony
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