Schacht Reeves spinning wheels are now produced by Schacht Spindle Co. in conjunction with Rick and Marge Reeves. These "dream-wheels" offer a high amount of craftsmanship and are beauties to behold. These Saxony style spinning wheels are fast and smooth with a ratios from 7 to 1 to 24 to1. Crafted in Ash or Cherry the Schacht Reeves spinning wheel is an heirloom in the making. All spinning wheels come with double drive and scotch tension standard. Choose from single or double treadle and 24" or 30" drive wheel diameter. Each spinning wheel includes three bobbins, 2 whorls, a lazy kate and threading hook. 30" Cherry spinning wheel shown above, 24" Ash spinning wheel below, both double treadle.
|Standard accessories with wheel||3 bobbins, lazy kate, threading hook|
|Bobbin length, inside dimension||3 3/8”; bobbin core radius 7/16”|
|Bobbin Capacity||3 - 3 1/2 ounces|
|Flyer width between arms||4”|
|Type of bearings/bushings||Drive wheel - ball bearings; flyer - leather and bronze|
|Ratios||24" - 12:1 to 20:1; 30" - 16:1 to 25:1|
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