Published June 1975
by United Society of Shakers .
Written in English
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Buy a cheap copy of Pictorial Guide to American Spinning book by David A. Pennington. Book by David A. Pennington, Michael B. Taylor Free shipping over $ A Pictorial Guide to American Spinning Wheels by D. Pennington and M. Taylor (Sabbathday Lake, ME: The Shaker Press, ) devotes a whole chapter to great wheels and a second chapter to Shaker wheels, many of which are great wheels. Both books are now out of print, but you might be able to find a copy in the library of your local spinning guild if you can’t get one from interlibrary loan. David A. Pennington is the author of Spinning Wheels and Accessories ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Pictorial Guide to Americ /5. wheel work — actually spinning— and accesso-ries, some with fascinating names, like niddy-noddy, and lazy kate. The author’s style is open, straightforward, and enjoyable to read. The book has a good index and is extensively illustrated. The pictures alone are worth the price of the book. Two examples are shown on the next page. Highly.
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. out of 5 stars Not about spinning wheels Reviewed in the United States on Decem Had thought it would be a book about antique spinning wheels, but it definitely is not/5(3). The Book of Spinning Wheels presents a large variety of photographs accompanied by detailed information about the use and construction of each piece shown. A source like this can be especially valuable for helping to identify antique tools and figure out what pieces might be missing or broken.5/5(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 .
The book provides a topical introduction to spinning wheel anatomy and a detailed description of the main types of wheels encountered in the U.S.; however it reads like a history text for collectors rather than a "living" history book for living spinners/5. Pictorial Guide to American Spinning Wheels by David A. Pennington and Michael B. Taylor (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review About this product Best pick. Magic Tree House Set 55 Books Collection By Mary Pope Osborne (E-B00KS) $ Free shipping. A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO AMERICAN SPINNING WHEELS By Michael B. Taylor. $ Free shipping. Almost gone. School Zone - Big Kindergarten Workbook - Ages 5 to 6. $ Free shipping. Almost gone. Last one. A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells Seller Rating: % positive. 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.