Richard Pikul                                   

Professionally designed, hand crafted turning                                                       

RECENT WORK

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Bobbin Carousel for Lacemakers:

Bobbin Carousel empty I now make a "Bobbin Carousel" that will hold up to 72 wound bobbin pairs.
Top can spin freely, finding the right pair is simple.
Bobbins are easily accessible even when the carousel is full.
Carousel will not tip over if loaded only on one side with heavy bobbins.
Go to 'L
ace Accessories' section for further details.


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"Double Wind" bobbin

     Double Wind vs std

See these on the bobbins page (here)
Photo compares the large (double wind) bobbin with the standard Maple Leaf bobbin.
This bobbin, only 1/4" (6mm) longer & 3mm (1/8") thicker than the standard double head bobbin will hold twice as much thread.
    The handle is virtually the same size as the standard bobbin, so works almost the same.
    Available in domestic wood species only.


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Announcements & Information

NEWS

Now making Marudai and Tama.
- Marudai:
    -  10" and 12" mirror
    -  2 piece legs. Get 12", 16" and 26" heights
        with one set of legs.
    -  Hand turned legs, not just dowels.
Tama:
    - Adjustable weight bobbins
        Small; 28 - 90 grams
        Large; 60 - 160 grams

All at competitive prices

Will have photos etc up soon.

For further information, contact me here

Lace events:

May 15, 2017
Georgian Bay Lacemakers lace day:
Owen Sound, First Baptist Church Hall

Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island
Lace Camp, July  2017
Looking forward to this year's event.

You Tube video:
"Turning a Mapleleaf Style Lace Bobbin"
Link: Turning a Mapleleaf Style Lace Bobbin
The video is a slightly edited version of how my bobbins are hand made.