Photo a Day Challenge

Turn Turn Turn

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The pantograph traces a pattern’s edge with a stylus which transfers its movement to a piece of endwood to create an exact copy of the pattern.  The copy arm contains a small air powered router with a cutting bit turning at 50,000 revolutions per minute.

The operator has access  to countless patterns or templates which have been cut on scroll saws and stored in drawers.  The pantograph adjusts to cut type blocks of various sizes from the pattern.

9 responses

  1. That’s a really creative take on the song!

    January 20, 2014 at 12:18 pm

  2. Tammy

    That is quite the collection of equipment…very cool how it works. WOW that spins FAST!

    January 20, 2014 at 1:12 pm

  3. Looks like my desk only with a heap more industry.

    January 20, 2014 at 1:33 pm

  4. Hi Lois,
    Sounds complicated! But very interesting. Have a great day!!


    January 20, 2014 at 3:26 pm

  5. That really fits the theme so well. The colors in this image are fabulous.

    January 20, 2014 at 9:50 pm

  6. Love the eye level view of the work bench.

    January 21, 2014 at 7:14 pm

  7. These “how they accomplish it’ posts are simply the greatest! Wow…50,000 revs a minute…that should get the job done!

    January 25, 2014 at 5:20 pm

  8. Holy cow! HDR and loads of depth and textures!

    January 25, 2014 at 5:59 pm

  9. Wonderful perspective!

    January 26, 2014 at 10:08 am

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