Richard Pikul                                   

Professionally designed, hand crafted turning                                                       


Marudai    further details at: (Marudai & Tama)
Not just your ordinary Marudai!
Hand turned two piece legs. This means that you get 12", 16" and 26" table heights with one set of legs.
Assembly / disassembly done with a coin as the only tool required. When not in use the Marudai stores easily in a 14" x 14" bag or box.
10" or 12" mirror table tops available.
Penetrating oil finish, ultra smooth surface.

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Adjustable internal weight, no need to purchase multiple sets of different weights for your projects.
Easily taken apart with a small coin to adjust internal weight for your immediate project.
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Lace Bobbin Carousel
Bobbin Carousel"Bobbin Carousel" holds up to 72 wound bobbin pairs.
Top spins, hanging or finding the right pair is simple.

Easily accessible even when the carousel is full.

Carousel will not tip over even  if loaded only on one side with heavy bobbins.

Go to 'L
ace Accessories' section for further details.

Large lace bobbin
     Lace Bobbin Large vs Std

Full information (here)
Photo compares the large 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, no need to adjust your technique.
  Available in domestic wood species only.

Announcements & Information

Web site has been completely reworked
 - lots of changes!

Please let me know if there are any mistakes or links that do not work properly.
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NEW: now making custom handles for woodworking tools.
Also more custom work can be done.
Have a look under the "Other Work" heading above.

Lace events:

Wellington County Museum lace day.
A well attended event for it's first year. Great venue - hope it becomes an annual event.

Owen Sound lace day  May 16, 2018
Annual event, always a good attendance.
Great day again this year!

Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island
One week long Lace Camp, July  8-14, 2018
Looking forward to the 25th anniversary of this great event.
Wow, an attendance record and lots of extra activities. Could only be there for two days :(.

You Tube video:
"Turning a Mapleleaf Style Lace Bobbin"
Link: Turning a Mapleleaf Style Lace Bobbin
Video of how to hand make my bobbins.