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"The imitation of the antique is more to be praised than that of the modern"

-Leonardo Da Vinci

Quincy
New for 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now offering Reproduction Flyers for Antique Wheels

Repro flyer info and Price List Here

Books

Cooper Smith Publishing

Wheel Maker's Craft

Guide to Making Spinning Wheel Flyers and Wheels

Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning wheel

Guide to Making Spinning Wheels

Affaire d' Amour with a French Spinning Wheel

 

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Announcing The Wheel Maker's Craft books!

 

A new 14 inch wheel version of the popular Sabrina Travel Wheel has been released. The "Sabrina III" allows for ratios up to 11:1 in double drive and 12:1 using scotch tension. Ball bearing bobbins for a nice, (nearly) silent wheel.

 

 

 

 

 

"...Guide to Making Spinning Wheel Flyers and Wheels - a straightforward, step-by-step walkthrough of the process of making or repairing the flyer or wheel of a classic spinning-wheel. A section devoted to basic spinning-wheel mechanics rounds out this specialized, extensively detailed guide, illustrated with black-and-white photographs and diagrams. An excellent resource especially recommended for anyone charged with fixing or maintaining a beloved antique spinning-wheel."

-The Midwest Book Review

"...a no-nonsense guide for those who want to master the techniques of their ancestors.... Giving readers everything they need to know, Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning Wheel is an excellent, specialist's resource."

-The Midwest Book Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shepherds, all, and maidens fair, Fold your flocks up, for the air 'Gins to thicken, and the sun Already his great course hath run...

See the heavy clouds low falling,...

Hovering o'er the wanton face Of these pastures, where they come,..

Therefore, from such danger lock Every one his lovèd flock; And let your dogs lie loose without,

Lest the wolf come as a scout...

John Fletcher, 1579-1625