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Straight line engine turning
« on: September 20, 2021, 09:01:45 PM »

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Re: Straight line engine turning
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2021, 11:47:30 PM »
That is a WAY cool machine. I want one.  8)


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Re: Straight line engine turning
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2021, 07:19:36 AM »
It is easy to see why poshly engraved watches cost so much with the amount of time/effort needed to turn the pattern onto that piece :paranoia:

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Re: Straight line engine turning
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2021, 09:42:50 AM »
Interesting!  And a very fine machine. Just imagine the anguish of turning the wrong handle or feed dial when you were 95% though an otherwise perfect piece of guilloche engraving! Dave

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Re: Straight line engine turning
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2021, 11:12:00 AM »
Yep, I have wondered about using the CNC mill for this with the spindle off.

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Re: Straight line engine turning
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2021, 10:53:09 AM »
Chris from Clickspring has published another video of the Rose Engine in use. Looking at the amount of material he is removing diamond drag engraving on the CNC mill is a non-starter (at least that takes something off the 'to do' list). Beautiful work as always:

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