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Wheel-Maker's Craft Books

We're excited to announce the publication of the new book: Guide to Making Accelerated Spinning Wheels. Plans and Instructions for making the Krista and Quincy wheels, two of our most popular wheels. Also, BACK IN PRINT: Affaire d'Amour with a French Spinning Wheel.

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INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: Due to the Covid pandemic, we will not be providing International shipping from our website for the foreseeable future. International Customers may find our books listed on EBay though. which provides shipping to various countries World Wide.

Guide to Making Accelerated Spinning Wheels

ISBN 978-0-9818772-6-6

128 pages, paperback, 6 x 9

$48.95 plus $8.00 shipping*

Guide to Making Accelerated Spinning Wheels

 

 

Guide to Making Accelerated Spinning Wheels provides Plans and Instructions for making two of the author's most popular wheels - the "Krista" and "Quincy" accelerated wheels. Along with a detailed look at the intricacies of precision wheel making for high ratio spinning wheels.

 

Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning Wheel

ISBN 978-0-9818772-1-1

96 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

$34.95 plus $8.00 shipping*

Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning Wheel

 

"...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.

-Midwest Book Review

 

Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning Wheel reveals the "mysteries of the old wheel makers" providing tips, tricks and old time recipes for reviving the spinning tools of yesterday.

Complete with a glimpse into the early days of the wheel-makers and craft of handspinning.

 

Guide to Making Spinning Wheel Flyers and Wheels

ISBN 978-0-9818772-0-4

128 pages, paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

$43.95 plus $8.00 shipping*

 

Guide to Making 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."

-Midwest Book Review

 

There is a unique satisfaction in using a fully functional spinning wheel, made by one's own hands. Flyers and wheels can be the most challenging components...and often make, or break, the final product. Guide to Making Spinning wheel Flyers and Wheelsprovides step by step instructions for successfully making these critical parts..."

-Carson Cooper

Guide to Making Spinning Wheels Saxony, Irish Castle and Accelerator Wheels

ISBN 978-0-9818772-2-8

128 pages, paperback, 6 x 9

$48.95 +$8.00 shipping*

Guide to Making Spinning Wheels Plans and Instructions

 

 

This book is for anyone who has ever tried to make a spinning wheel from one of those craft plans. A wheel builder since 1997, Carson Cooper explains how to make a 30 inch Saxony spinning wheel, Irish Castle Wheel and Double wheel Accelerator with common tools. Detailed drawings and instructions are given for each.

Guide to Making Spinning Wheels provides detailed plans for making these three classic spinning-wheels, enhanced by the addition of modern day bearings and materials. Drawings, dimensions and material lists come straight from the working plans of a professional wheel-builder.

Affaire 'd Amour with a French Spinning Wheel

ISBN 978-0-9818772-3-5

128 pages, paperback 6 x 9

$48.95 +$8.00 shipping*

Affaire d Amour with a French Spinning Wheel

 

Affaire d'Amour with a French Spinning Wheel provides detailed plans for making four classic inspired spinning wheels, both as they were made in 1792, and also an enhanced version including the addition of modern day bearings and material lists come straight from the working plans of a professional wheel builder.


Guide to Making Spinning Wheel Flyers and Wheels AND Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning Wheel

TWO BOOK SET

ISBN 978-0-9818772-1-1

ISBN 978-0-9818772-0-4

$72.95 +$8.00 shipping*

Purchase together and Save.

 

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Guide to Making Spinning Wheel Flyers and Wheels AND Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning Wheel A great combination for those looking to put an old wheel back in service.

Affaire 'd Amour with a French Spinning Wheel, Guide to Making Spinning Wheels Saxony, Irish Castle and Accelerator Wheels, AND Guide to Making Accelerated Spinning Wheels

THREE BOOK SET

ISBN 978-0-9818772-3-5

ISBN 978-0-9818772-2-8

ISBN 978-0-9818772-6-6

$132.95 +$8.00 shipping*

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Affaire 'd Amour with a French Spinning Wheel, PLUS Guide to Making Spinning Wheels Saxony, Irish Castle and Accelerator Wheels, PLUS Guide to Making Accelerated Spinning Wheels Detailed plans for making a total of eight spinning wheels, classic to more modern. While the original Guide to Making Spinning Wheels book includes an Accelerated wheel, our latest book on Making Accelerated Wheels takes that to a whole new level, and covers new information on the subject.

-Wheel Maker's Craft Complete Set-

*Affaire 'd Amour with a French Spinning Wheel, *Guide to Making Spinning Wheels Saxony, Irish Castle and Accelerator Wheels,* Guide to Making Accelerated Spinning Wheels, *Guide to Making Spinning Wheel Flyers and Wheels AND *Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning Wheel

FIVE BOOK SET

ISBN 978-0-9818772-3-5

ISBN 978-0-9818772-6-6

ISBN 978-0-9818772-2-8

ISBN 978-0-9818772-0-4

ISBN 978-0-9818772-1-1

$198.95 +$16.00 shipping* (shipped in two packages)

Purchase all five and SAVE the most.

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Affaire 'd Amour with a French Spinning Wheel, PLUS Guide to Making Spinning Wheels Saxony, Irish Castle and Accelerator Wheels, PLUS Guide to Making Accelerated Spinning Wheels PLUS Guide to Making Spinning Wheel Flyers and Wheels PLUS Guide to Restoring an Antique Spinning Wheels Covering over thirty years of Wheel Making in five volumes.


Quantity Orders

We no longer sell our books in quantity for resale, but individual orders of two or more books may submit e-mail request to receive an invoice order for shipping discount. Up to three books TOTAL may be shipped for the Flat Rate of $8.00.

 

International Shipping

Due to the Covid pandemic, we will not be providing international shipping for the foreseeable future. Apologies.