February 22, 2011

Southern Peidmont Woodturners: Feb 26 Workshop Invitation

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SPW members,

This quarters monthly workshop is the Ornamental Rose Engine with Roland Hege, on February 26th.
It will start around 9:00 – 9:30 am till sometime in the afternoon. It will be held at Mark’s shop.
There will be at least 4, maybe 5 Ornamental Rose engines in use and for trying your hand at it.

Ornamental Rose Engine: Rambling Rose by Hege
For more information and directions call:

Marks address is: 577 Dale Earnhardt BlvdKannapolis, NC 28081-1301

(704) 938-8208

Note: This is an invite to all the Waxhaw Woodturners and Friends to this Workshop. Roland Hege is a member of our WWT Club and you will not be disappointed to see this Demonstration- I guarantee it.  Do not miss it unless you are sick or out of town!

Roland Hege and Fred Connell designed and built this remarkable Ornamental Rose Engine lathe. These designs come from many many years ago and they were only owned by Royalty or other very wealthy peoples. It can make many very intricate turnings which will amaze you totally.

Posted at the Request of Vern Cochayne by Moses

An early Holtzapffel Ornamental Rose Engine Lathe