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Now that you know my thoughts on what is important on a spindle wheel for spinning, you might want to check out what other people think, or get some more information about these wheels, and a few other perspectives on … Continue reading

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Occasionally, I get questions about spindle wheels in my mail, usually from people on the hunt for one, and sometimes including the question about where mine is from. There’s several possibilites to get one – ebay is certainly one, though … Continue reading

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Here are some more pics of the wheel, this time in better quality and in front of a proper background. The photos are all quite large, so you can click on them for a more detailed view. The complete wheel … Continue reading

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The Museum Night in Mainz was very nice, if quite taxing – it’s just a difference whether you are doing all the showing and explaining during the day and normal working hours with good lighting or during the night. We … Continue reading

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Today’s blog is a little later than usual, because the first thing I did this morning was sneaking off into the workshop again. I’ve managed to fully install the wheel stand yesterday plus almost install one of the two spindle … Continue reading

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After the day off yesterday, which was really relaxing and nice (and oh so needed!), I’m now itching to get downstairs and full of sawdust again. I could not resist to test for the height of the wheel and how … Continue reading

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The wheel is finished – not as elegantly joined as I had dreamed, but it’s joined, it turns smoothly, and it looks quite nice. Photos tomorrow, or the day after tomorrow, when it will be hopefully all done and finished. … Continue reading

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