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:
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
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
- tools & toys
PART III: RESTORATION & DIY HOW-TO
- at home without specialized equipment
- in a woodturning shop (i.e. you probably need a lathe)