New for 2011! Folding Travel Wheel from Schacht Spindle. Here are some of the Sidekick’s features: Folds to 21 1/2″ x 15″ x 8 1/4″. Integrated storage of bobbins, flyer, and whorls for transport. Lightweight at 13 pounds. 13 3/4″ drive wheel allows for ratios from 4.25 to 15.25.
Long, comfortable treadles.
Uses the same bobbins, whorls, and flyer as the Schacht Matchless and Ladybug wheels.
The Sidekick can be purchased without the bobbin-flyer assembly. You can use your Matchless or Ladybug flyer, if your want to save $ and you don’t mind sharing between your wheels.
25″ orifice height for comfortable spinning.
Employs Scotch tension with precise control knob.
The drive wheel spins on ball bearings. The flyer turns on self-aligning bearings.
Drive band tension adjuster allows for all whorls to be used with one drive band.
Included with wheel The Sidekick comes with 3 bobbins, 2 whorls, threading hook, and adjustable carrying strap.
The Price: $785.
Sidekick without the flyer, bobbins and whorls $665. Sidekick Bulky Flyer package $260.
Ship Date: Schacht has began production, with the first ship date around the first of May (for those that pre order). They will ship in order received.
Reserve yours today. Elizabeth will confirm your reservation before charging your card. Card’s are not processed until the wheel is on its way to you.
As with all Schacht spinning wheels Elizabeth will pay the U.P.S. ground shipping to your continental U.S. address.
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Click to see Barry and Jane show off their new wheel at TNNA YouTube Video
Compare the different Schacht Spinning Wheels. Opens into PDF file.
- Schacht Spinning Wheel Comparison Chart
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Schacht Mighty Wolf Loom. Schacht Rigid Heddle Loom with extras!
Plan to offer my 72″ 8 harness Cranbrook loom later this year.
I am spinning in Sarah Anderson, Designing in Spinning at SOAR 2009. I am the one on the right.
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New for 2010. A finely tuned modern wheel that is reasonably priced and meets all the needs of spinners - beginners, those seeking a modern look, Kromski spinners seeking a 2nd or 3rd wheel and those that want the latest innovations that make spinning easy.
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See & Hear more details, You Tube video.
Order your new loom or wheel by these dates in order to received before Christmas.
November 9 Last week to order a Matchless. Local? I generally have one in stock for pick up. Click Here to shop Spinning Wheels.
November 23 Last week to order a Ladybug, Floor Loom or Wolf Loom. Click here to shop Weaving Looms.
November 30 Last week to order Accessories including Flip and Cricket looms. Many of these items are stocked at my studio. The catalog will indicate my inventory.
Wow!, Now you can spin bulky funky yarns on your Schacht wheel! Large bobbin–Ideal for plying. Pre Order Today and be the first to add this to your Schacht wheel.
The Schacht Bulky Plyer Flyer is scheduled to begin shipping Fall 2009. Add plying and bulky yarn capabilities to any Schacht Matchless or Schacht Ladybug Spinning Wheel.
Features include a generously-sized 7/8” orifice, large capacity bobbin (about 8 oz), sliding flyer hooks with incremental stops, and large round guide hooks. Click here for further details and ordering.
This wheel has the details spinners have come to expect with Kromski products - lots of finely turned wood, attention to detail, and all the features spinners ask for.
Start with a good size wheel diameter - 24″ - that rotates on bearing sleeves that contribute to effortless treadling. The double treadles are well engineered to be comfortable through long spinning sessions. The flyer is double drive but also has Scotch tensioning for single drive use. Click here for more details.
If you seek a wheel that is portable, easy to carry and folds out into a full size spinning wheel Check out the Sonata. From the Kromskis of Poland, is a marriage between the classic architecture and design concepts shared with all other Kromski wheels and the functional needs of a wheel that folds. You get both. Clear lacquer or walnut finish.
It is a full-size spinning wheel that folds and packs away as a small package, making it perfect for traveling, guild and festival gatherings or simply storage when not in use. Click here for more details.
The look of wheels from the Baltic area of Poland and Scandinavia. In fact, a well known spinning wheel historian has said that the manner in which this wheel is built is as close to being historically correct as he has seen. This will be a plus for spinners wanting the “real thing” and for the growing community of re enactors. The amount of decorative turning on this wheel is substantial, making it a sight to behold.
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From the Kromskis of Poland, this wheel sets new standards for castle style wheels. It features a wide, steady base for the double treadle operation and the wheel, which is larger than many upright wheels - 18″. The wheel is easy to mount on the two support posts. The third post will mount an optional distaff.
Larger than the Kromski Mazurka, The Minstrel has stronger, bolder lines and a larger base to accommodate the larger wheel diameter and the double treadles
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