A pictorial guide to American spinning wheels
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Published by The Shaker Press in Sabbathday Lake, Maine .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Spinning-wheel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesAmerican spinning wheels
Statementby David A. Pennington and Michael B. Taylor
ContributionsTaylor, Michael B.
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22796547M

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If you’re the kind of spinner who loves to read about the history of spinning wheels and tools, you’ll enjoy A Book of Spinning Wheels by Joan Whittaker Cummer and A Pictorial Guide to American Spinning Wheels by D. Pennington and M. Tyler. Both books have lots of photos of a great variety of antique wheels—both spindle and flyer. Spinning, Fibers and Fiber Animals Books Amos, Alden Spinning Wheel Primer Baines, Patricia Linen Handspinning and Weaving Pennington, D. & Taylor, M. A pictorial Guide to American Spinning Wheels Pownall, Glen Spinning & Weaving Raven, Lee Hands On Spinning last update: March 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction --European Wheels --Saxony Wheels --Unusual Wheels --Double Flyer Flax Wheels --Double Treadle, Double Wheel, Flax Wheels --Wool Wheels --Shaker Spinning Wheels --Patent Wheels --Canadian Wheels --Miscellaneous Equipment --Bibliography --Appendix: Markings . Spinning, Fibers and Fiber Animals Books Amos, Alden Spinning Wheel Primer Baines, Patricia Linen Handspinning and Weaving D. & Taylor, M. A pictorial Guide to American Spinning Wheels Pownall, Glen Spinning & Weaving Raven, Lee Hands On Spinning .

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