Ornamental Turning Book of Knowledge
Jigs, Fixtures, Modifications, & Improvements to Rose Engine Lathes

Some really great modifications have been developed by ornamental turners, and this is a quick reference to them.


MDF Rose Engine Amplitude Adjuster

This is the Amplitude Adjuster I added to my MDF rose engine lathe. These are the directions for making one.

Amplitude Adjuster

Pivot Point

Amplifying Touch

Rosette Touch

The video of this one in use is below.

MDF Rose Engine Tailstock

Roland Hege posted pictures on the OTI forum of the tailstock he made for his MDF rose engine lathe.

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