Sunday, December 07, 2008

The wheel is home finally.....

After waiting a while for Don to finish the wheel, it is finally home! Yippee!!!! Apparently the wheel went on a wee little trip to the East Coast where Don used it to demonstrate making historically accurate parts. I had told him to take his

The wheel set up in the living room:) Yes, that's an old trundle bed in the living room. It makes for a great couch or resting place if you want to read a book or fall asleep watching

New leg. Lighter one on left

Hand made brads to replace old worn ones.

Leather straps to hold the spindle on the maiden-head.

Wooden washer to save original wood from damage by original nut and bolt.

Steel Pin and upcycled laminate to hold wheel in place.


Bea said...


Delighted Hands said...

A work of art-so glad you restored it!

Other Fun Facts..................

I taught myself to knit by watching a woman while on a flight from Scotland to the USA in 1996.

I taught myself how to spin yarn Feb 15th, 2007. I think I've done fairly well:)

'Lunabud' is a combination of two dogs' names I was loved by, Buddy and Luna:)