Made in the U.S. of hard maple and walnut and finished with a Danish oil, the Schacht Matchless spinning wheel comes to you almost assembled. It includes a Lazy Kate (the "Industrious Kate"), 2 whorls, 4 bobbins and an adjustable carrying strap which makes it handy to transport. It features self-aligning bronze bearings and double drive with alternate scotch tension option, also convertible to bobbin lead if that's your preference.
- Wheel diameter: 191/2"
- Orifice: 3/8"
- Ratios: 9:1, 11:1, 13:1, & 15.5:1
Options: slow speed whorl (6:1 & 7.5:1); hi-speed whorl and bobbin (17.5:1 & 19.5:1); super high speed whorl (18.5:1 & 22:1); extra regular and hi-speed bobbins; wheel cart/stroller. See "Accessories" below for prices and ordering.
A good companion book is "Hands on Spinning".