Monday, April 30, 2012

The Giraffe Maple and Ash Top Whorl Drop Spindle

Introducing, "The Giraffe" top whorl drop spindle!

Dave has adorned this beautiful handspinning tool with an exotic giraffe pattern. The 2 1/4" diameter notched whorl was crafted from maple, and the 10 1/2" shaft is ash. The weight of this spindle is 0.9 ounces. The hook of this spindle was crafted from brass.  An additional photo can be seen in our Etsy shop.