Last updated: 27 May 2012
This publication: 'Holtzapffel Volume VI' a compilation of rare or previously unpublished material related to Ornamental Turning comprising: Introduction, Contents, Index and 4 Parts:
Part 1 - Rose Engine Turning, Part 2 - The Geometric Chuck, Part 3 - Ornamental Turning Accessories, Part 4 - Engineering Apparatus, Miscellaneous Papers and Sundry Tables.
Each Part is divided into Chapters, the titles of which are listed below. Each Chapter Title is a link to a .pdf file which contains an introduction to the paper or papers contained within that Chapter. These introduction files are available as free downloads by clicking on the Chapter Titles. (.pdf files are accessible by Adobe Reader software which maybe downloaded free from www.adobe.com)
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To get an idea of the scope and content of this book just click onto the places indicated below to open .pdf files containing single page introductions to each Chapter within its Part.
ROSE ENGINE TURNING
Ch. 6. Chaplin’s Rocking Slide-rest
Ch. 9. Birch’s Geometric Lathe
Ch. 10. Robinson’s Harmonic Slide-rest
Ch. 12. Childs’ Universal Rosette
Ch. 13. Massa’s Universal Lathe
THE GEOMETRIC CHUCK
Ch. 1. Ibbetson’s Geometric Chuck
Ch. 2. Plant’s Geometric Chuck
Ch. 3. Perigal’s Papers
Ch. 4. Alabone’s Geometric Patterns
ORNAMENTAL TURNING ACCESSORIES
Ch. 1. Bazley’s Oblique Chuck
Ch. 2. Special Dome Chucks
Ch. 6. The Spherical Slide-rest
Ch. 9. Rodgers’ Undulator
Ch. 10 Bergeron’s Portrait Lathe
Ch. 13. Rockenhauer's Ellipse Chuck
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