Yarn Winding Tool - Nostpinne

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Project by jnimz posted 01-12-2009 05:17 PM 1826 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Another ball winder, perfect for the yarn spinner, knitter, or crocheter. This one crafted from a single piece of purpleheart. I am producing these for my wife’s Etsy Online Store.

-- Jace - - - --

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#1 posted 01-12-2009 05:34 PM

Another beautiful job!

Does the density/hardness of the wood affect the way these work?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 01-12-2009 05:48 PM

Thanks lew. Actually, I don’t believe the density really affects the working of the tool at all. The reason I am using harder woods is because of their warmer character, and durability. Also, with hardwoods, I can campaign the wife for a sharpening jig or system sooner. Can’t turn with dull tools, after all!

-- Jace - - - --

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#3 posted 03-11-2010 05:33 AM

looks great… love the purple heart wood… tough to work with though…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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