This machine can be used to make some really nice ornamentation on objects like pens, duck calls, wine bottle stoppers, etc. It is a very nice design and works quite well.
There are some features which make this a very useful option:
The newer model has swapped the ends so that you can more easily see what you are turning. There is also an adapter for holding the object via a collet.
This machine combines an Indexing Wheel, with a Spiral Apparatus, and a Curvilinear Apparatus.
The Pen Wizard and Ornamental Mill
This jig enables the cutting of spirals on an object using the traditional lathe on which the object was originally turned. It comes after the success of the Flute Master, and they have even added a Variable Pitch Tool for spirals.
I've not used these jigs, but the brisk sales indicate they are successful for certain applications. One area where they probably excel is for larger vases/urns and columns.
As above, there are some features which make this a very useful option:
This jig combines an Indexing Wheel, with a Spiral Apparatus, and a Curvilinear Apparatus.
Spiral Master II