Limited Edition MADE Lathe Enamel Pin

The Memoria Technica Workshop has released a limited edition MADE lathe enamel pin, in an effort to make the lathe affordable to everyone. Now you can own a portable version of this iconic machine that may be worn… Read More

The MADE slide

Have you been following the journey of the MADE lathe and now find yourself wondering, “Will I ever see one of these in person?” “How is this MADE?” “I’d like to try my hand at one of these…”… Read More

The ARH & How it’s MADE

From the bench of David B. Lindow: The Auxiliary Rosette Holder has two main purposes.  One is to be able to change out rosettes very quickly.  While the operation of changing out rosettes on the main barrel is… Read More

M.A.David.E Lathe

The Lindow MADE lathe was the last of the MADE team lathes to be completed. Its physical manifestation represents 6 long years of hard work. The assembly began in 2015 and was only completed in mid 2016, but… Read More

Al’s Lignum Chalice

Welcome back for another spectacular project by Al Collins – a Lignum Vitae Chalice. It is really quite beautiful and unusual. This time instead of walking us through the project with words, Al leads us with imagery. Enjoy… Read More

An Amplitude Adjuster

Al Collins, who seems to never sleep, but only invent and make new wonderful things has made an amplitude adjuster for the MADE lathe. . . From the bench of Al Collins: . I thought an Amplitude Adjuster… Read More

of Four Spherules

Al Collins shares with us another of his incredible projects: the making of his remarkable four ball box utilizing his MADE lathe. Such incredible craftsmanship and strategy went into its production. This piece, like other pieces Al has made,… Read More

MADEric Spatt’s Lathe

We thought it would be fun to feature the lathes of each of the 4 MADE collaborators. Here are some photos from a recent visit to Eric Spatt’s workshop. Eric has a small business making bespoke pens from… Read More

Making the MADE Cabinetry & Hardware

We are excited to share some photos of the bases for the latest run of the MADE lathe. These custom African Sapele mahogany cabinets are handcrafted at Brookfield Woodworks. Meanwhile Al Collins has been busy making hardware for… Read More

Meet the MADE Lathe

Inspiring the revival of lost mechanical art through machines honoring past traditions. The MADE Lathe is an Ornamental Turning Rose Engine capable of a swing of 12” and a 24” long work piece supported by a 2MT tailstock…. Read More

Visiting Al Collins

This is an excerpt from a post on Memoria Technica and is used with permission. See the original post here. David Lindow and Brittany Nicole Cox of Memoria Technica paid a visit to Al Collins at his workshop… Read More

MADE in the Making

An incredible amount of work goes into the making of each lathe. Every part is manufactured and finished by hand here in the United States. We thought we’d share some photos of the process with you.