Schacht Flatiron Spinning Wheel

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Schacht Flatiron Spinning Wheel

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You can now pay a 10% Deposit if the wheel is not in stock. Rest of payment of the wheel is due before wheel is shipped to you.

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Taking its name from the local Flatiron geological features in Colorado that inspires the form of this wheel, this an elegantly designed wheel built from maple and apple-ply. This is a striking and unique take on a Saxony style wheel, possibly verging on a steam-punk vibe in appearance.  We love it!

The Flatiron Spinning Wheel can be customised and built it to your preference, with either the flyer on the left or the right-hand side. Self-aligning bearings in the maidens, and a fully adjustable drive wheel means this is really well-balanced wheel. The clever quick release lever makes changing bobbins trouble free.

The Flatiron can be set up in all three tension systems, Scotch tension, double drive, and Irish tension. The Flatiron comes with medium and fast whorls; the extra slow, slow, high, and super high speed whorls can also be used for a wide range of ratios.

Included with each Schacht Flatiron Spinning Wheel are a poly drive band, threading hook, three bobbins, medium and fast whorls, and double drive band material.  The wheel is supplied flat-packed for ease of shipping with a comprehensive instruction manual.

Spinning Ratios with different Whorl sizes:

Extra Slow 4.6:1 and 5.2:1
Slow 6.8:1 and 8.5:1
Medium 10.4:1 and 12.4:1
Fast 15:1 and 17.4:1
High 20:1 and 25.2:1
Super High 21.2:1 and 26.1:1


Watch the video below for more information on the Flatiron and also how to build the wheel.