9 edition of The care & feeding of spinning wheels found in the catalog.
The care & feeding of spinning wheels
|Other titles||Care and feeding of spinning wheels.|
|Statement||by Karen Pauli.|
|LC Classifications||TT847 .P38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 76 p. :|
|Number of Pages||76|
|LC Control Number||81080903|
The spindle wheel played an important role in the production of yarn and wool spinning for several years. The Great Wheel provided an efficient way to rotate a spindle by hand. The Spindle wheel was used to spin fine fibers, like cotton and silk, into fine thread. Schacht Spinning Wheel Care 1. Try to keep the wheel in a dry, moderate climate. 2. Try to avoid temperature extremes (i.e. keep out of direct sunlight and really damp and cold climates). 3. Do not use Liquid Gold or other water-based cleaning products. 4.
To begin spinning, you need a wheel, an empty bobbin, 20 inches of two-ply yarn, an orifice hook, and 1⁄2 pound of curded roving. Corriedale or a similar type of fleece is a good choice: Lay the leader over the fiber in your fiber hand. With your spinning hand, start the wheel to . Feb 7, - Explore luvgreatdanes's board "Spinning wheel", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Spinning, Spinning yarn and Spinning wool pins.
This book is an introduction on how to spin yarn. It discusses wheel set up, how to spin, how to ply, and how to set the twist in your newly made yarn. The information is basic and doesn't overwhelm the reader. I got this book more as a reference than to learn how to spin; I had been spinning for around 16 months when I bought and read this book/5(17). Check over your wheel to make sure all the bands and hooks are moving smoothly. Depending on your spinning wheel, adding a couple drops of spinning-wheel oil to the moving parts will help lubricate and reduce friction. Treadling generally requires more force on bobbin-led wheels with Irish tension, such as several Louet spinning wheels.
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Although this book was printed in the s, it has proved a very useful guide to restoring a Victorian spinning wheel. Concise and to the point, it is clearly written, with plenty of hand illustrations to assist the restorer/5(6). The book provides a topical introduction to spinning wheel anatomy and a detailed description of the main types of wheels encountered in the U.S.; however it reads like a history text for collectors rather than a "living" history book for living spinners/5(12).
Books > Nonfiction; Share - The Care and Feeding of Spinning Wheels by Karen Pauli (, Trade Paperback) The Care and Feeding of Spinning Wheels by Karen Pauli (, Trade Paperback) 2 product ratings.
average based on 2 product ratings. 2 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 2. As a new spinner, I found this book very helpful in teaching me how to take good care of my spinning wheels.
I especially appreciated the many diagrams and information on oiling the different parts, such as the flyers and con-rod/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, 76 pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Care and feeding of spinning wheels.
Care and Feeding of Spinning Wheels Karen Pauli. out of 5 stars 6. Paperback. 12 offers from $ The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning: Being A Compendium of Information, Advice, and Opinions On the Noble Art & Craft Alden Amos.
out of 5 stars s: 5. This book is very informative on spinning wheels and yarn weasels around Lots of pics of each. It’s a good source book for those who buy antique spinning wheels and yarn weasels to help identify what you have or want to buy. Lovely s: momentum that the wheel continues to turn clock - wise and doesn’t stop and back up.
Think of the drive wheel as a clock. If you position the footman (the part of the wheel that connects the treadle to the drive wheel) at one o’clock and make the first treadle strong, momentum will help keep the wheel going in the correct direction (fig.
Tighten any loose legs or wheel supports. Use an Allen wrench or screwdriver depending on the wheel. If your wheel has a leather conrod-joint, soak the leather in oil or apply leather conditioner.
Rub it in, let it stand a few minutes and wipe off excess. If your leather or. We offer a wide variety of handmade tools including shuttles, niddy-noddies, bobbins for Journey Wheels, and carrying bags for our charkhas.
We also carry books and DVDs and products for wood and hand care. We aim to provide all the tools you need for your spinning – you just provide the fiber. All about Care and Feeding of Spinning Wheels by Karen Pauli. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1).
Wheel Works and Maintenance – Care and Feeding of Spinning Wheels (Winter ) Date: Sunday, Febru am – pm Instructor: Alison James Level: Beginner Cost: $+HST= $60 Members/$+HST= $75 Non-Member Class size.
Karen Pauli’s The Care and Feeding of Spinning Wheels (Loveland, CO: Interweave Press, ; out of print but available used) contains quite a bit of general information on repairs that owners of antique great wheels may find helpful, although only a few pages specifically cover great wheels (and focus on anatomy: identifying parts so you can.
Sep 7, - Pictures of spinning wheels we have known. See more ideas about Spinning, Spinning wheel, Handspun yarn pins. The total price must be over $20 and there is no discount on out-of-print books.
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Frederick M. Hess Frederick M. Hess is assistant professor of government and education at the University of Virginia. His books include Spinning Wheels: The Politics of Urban School Reform. Care and Feeding of Drive Bands.
A number of today’s single-drive wheels come with stretchy, synthetic drive bands (Louet wheels and the Schacht Ladybug come to mind); if that’s the case for your wheel, you can buy replacements directly from the manufacturer if necessary. Alden Amos offers a band-dressing recipe in his Big Book of.
wheels. All Ashford spinning wheels have similar parts and function. In this booklet we use the Traditional spinning wheel. Parts Become familiar with the names of the parts – treadle, bobbin, flyer and whorl, spindle, orifice, flyer hooks, threading hook.
It should revolve freely. If not, oil the wheel bearing by spreading the wheel supports and let the oil drop onto the crank shaft between the hub and the bearings.
Oil the con rod bearing and the metal pins on the end of the treadle rail which fit into the legs. Use Ashford spinning wheel oil or 30 grade motor oil. - How to replace a cotton drive band on your spinning wheel (from ) - How to replace a cotton drive band on your spinning wheel (from ) Care and feeding of drive bands: Spinner's Glossary Diy Spinning Wheel Spinning Wool Hand Spinning Spinning Wheels Book Crafts Yarn Crafts Craft Books Art.
Spinning wheels (those we offer) are typically classified by their general appearance. As new concepts are developed, this classification becomes a little blurred, but basically you have Saxony wheels (horizontal), castle wheels (vertical), Norwegian wheels (horizontal on a bench) and what we call "modern", which can take on many forms, including folding wheels electric wheels.In The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning, he also offers a back-to-basics recipe for spinning wheel polish if you want to make your own (page ).
Those with antique wheels might want to rustle up a copy of The Care and Feeding of Spinning Wheels by Karen Pauli (it’s out of print but used copies are relatively easy to find online).- Explore rich's board "spinning wheel plans" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Spinning wheel, Spinning, Spinning yarn pins.