Welcome to the new
Ornamental Turners International (OTI) Website


The OTI is an AAW Chapter and maintains this public web site. We provide viewing access to the forum and gallery on this site for people interested in Ornamental Turning. Anyone can view the forum and gallery but if you want to enter or response to any threads, you must become a registered member first.


Registered members gain posting privileges along with online access to the club's newsletters, member's list and other private, club information. You must join the club and maintain your membership standing in order to receive a username and password to enter this web site.


So, if you are passionate about Ornamental Turning and would like to join the club and access the members-only area of the web site, here are more details.


Ornamental Turnings News and Upcoming Events

Ornamental Turning upcoming events

OTI Symposium, Denver Colorado - September 2016 (More Details Soon)

AAW Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA - June 2015 (More Details Soon)



Holtzapffel Rose Engine No.1636

Sold at Skinner Auctions


On December 1, 2012 Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers held an auction in their Science, Technology, and Clocks category. It featured many items of OT equipment such as the Holtzapffel Rose Engine no. 1636 featured in our Autumn 2012 newsletter, as well as OT publications.

You can see the catalog and sale results by going to the Skinner Website.


Photos courtesy of Skinner




Ivory and Blackwood Classical Lidded Cup with rosewood trim, mid-19th century sold for $2,400.

Daniel Brush Ornamentally Turned Steel
and Granulated Gold Box, New York, c.
1990 sold for $18,450.