She's here! The
An original Cooper Wheels design of
an accelerated upright spinning wheel, allowing either left or right flyer
or both by adding an optional second flyer.
-Pricing for the 24 inch diameter wheel version: from $2,750 up to $3,950*
Optional second flyer: please add $255
Additional whorls: Add $35 each (three are included with wheel. Please
read below for details). Three ball bearing equipped bobbins are also
included in above pricing.
-Final pricing depends on wood selection, as specified
Lower scale of pricing assumes Premium pallet select Cherry wood, with
no special figuring in wood beyond what may be found in random selection
*PLEASE NOTE> Higher end of price scale will be used when special figured
woods are requested, or a mix of cherry wood and other Pacific
Northwest woods are used in combination (ie: mix of cherry and Claro
Walnut, mix of cherry and Western Maple or addition of burl woods)
Example of Cherry with burled woods shown at bottom of page.
-----Krista wheels are longer available in
solely Highly Figured Claro Walnut---
*Orders for a mix of Figured Claro Walnut and FAS Eastern Walnut
will still be accepted, and priced at the highest end of above pricing
Sorry, no rainforest woods are used on Cooper Wheels.
Precision bearings used on all pivot, or rotating, members for a nice, quiet,
The accelerator head
Both a 1:1, as well as an approx. 3:1 accelerator wheel are incorporated
into the standard configuration, with easy switching back and forth
between the two (see photos below). This, to achieve the wide range of
ratios. (from 8:1 possible, up to 60:1 approx. possible)
Standard ratios provided:
Using the direct 1:1 accelerator pulley set-up, the range is:
8:1, 10:1, 14:1 with an optional 20:1 whorl available.
Photos below show band
placement in the two positions for
switching between low ratios (8:1,
10:1, 14:1, 20:1)
and the higher ratios.
click on any image below to enlarge
Last photo on right (above) shows the Krista wheel ready for transport.
separates into three components easily for transport,
hassle-free in about five minutes
Band setup for large accelerator wheel
Band setup for 1:1 accelerator wheel
Cherry and Burl Maple