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    Well spirals have been the flavour of the week as...

    Well spirals have been the flavour of the week as you can see from the selection of photo's presented here.

    All again done with the set as outlined in the previous post's. The last 8 were done...
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    The video of cutting spiral

    With any luck this should show the video
    https://youtu.be/CpFdMZIf6yU

    The quality is pretty poor and it is noisy so wear ear protection, but you should get the idea.

    This is my first attemp at...
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    Hi Pete. A good base for a build yourself Rose...

    Hi Pete.
    A good base for a build yourself Rose Engine is the one I used Custom Rambling Rose Engine & Ornamental lathe - demonstrate, teach, design, construction, plans

    This is what mine is based...
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    Hi all been at it again today playing and...

    Hi all been at it again today playing and watching and learning and most importantly trying to make sense of it all.

    So a couple more photos of results, when I work out the video thing will put a...
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    Hello All This is my latest experiment, the...

    Hello All

    This is my latest experiment, the spiral is about 4 inches long and cut in one pass using rocking and the the rosette to form the spirals.

    The job automatically changes phase as it...
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    Hi Rod I have been wanting to make a Rose...

    Hi Rod

    I have been wanting to make a Rose engine for years, but lack of the right equipment had stopped me.
    I have to say this is the most enjoyable Woodworking I have ever done, so relaxing...
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    Experiments on my rose engine

    Cant seem to help myself, on the weekend made some more changes to my Rose Engine so that I can do a bit more.

    The first three are a result of this, if you all behave I will show what I have done...
  8. Cutting spirals and helix's with standard rocking and rosette

    First photo shows a spiral cut using a standard 24 bump sinewave with a 3mm amplitude, the lead angle is 25 degrees.
    Second photo shows a spiral cut using a standard 48 bump sinewave with a 3mm...
  9. Hello all, As threatened I have posted the...

    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,...
  10. Well had another hard day at the office, finished...

    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...
  11. Hi all Had a hard weekend at the office, 3rd...

    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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  12. Here is my man size spirograph the big gear is...

    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...
  13. This lid is cut using a MAN SIZE SPIROGRAPH, I...

    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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  14. Hi Pete My version of the lathe is about the...

    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...
  15. I do have a paper chuck, thats the first thing i...

    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.
  16. Got up this morning and thought I need a new...

    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:? )....
  17. 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...
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