BOBBIN BOY


THIS PAGE HAS THREE PARTS.

THE FIRST EXPLAINS WHO WE ARE & GIVES CONTACT INFO.

THE SECOND HAS ALL THE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS/ALBUMS.

THE THIRD HAS RESTORATION & DIY INFO.

 


PART I: WHAT IS BOBBIN BOY?


Alan & Milissa Dewey are "Bobbin Boy", a husband & wife team based in Asheville, North Carolina. Alan is a master woodturner from Yorkshire & London, England, and has worked with antiques & antiques restoration for nearly 30 years. Milissa is a PhD educated historian, a journeyman woodturner, and also has worked in the fiberarts for over 20 years.

To contact us, please write to:

bobbinboymail@gmail.com

You are welcome to send pictures, but please send them as simple attachments.

Not in-line (PLEASE! Modern pic files are huge!) and we will never click on links.


PART II: SPINNING & OTHER FIBERARTS SKILLS

If you have a question about technique, history, or repairs that is not answered here, pop us a note! If we can do what you need to know how to do, we will make a video for you.


- hand spindles (drop & otherwise)

- general info useful for most flyer-based wheels (modern & antique), especially double drive

 

- great / walking wheels

 

- looms

- tools & toys

PART III: RESTORATION & DIY HOW-TO

- at home without specialized equipment

- in a woodturning shop (i.e. you probably need a lathe)

 

 

 

home