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Wednesday, 07 November 2007 08:02

Ancient Kauri Wood Spindles

Jonathan's fascination with beautiful and rare woods interested him in ancient Kauri wood, many thousands of years old. Kauri is light in weight — Finished Midis range from 20-25 grams; Minis, 14-19 grams; Featherweight, 12-15 grams. Kauri is a beautiful 'napped' wood, a deep warm cinnamon brown when looking 'down the grain;' a lighter amber color when looking 'up the grain.' The price of these is $80 for a Midi, $70 for a Mini or Featherweight. Add $20 for a shaft in Cherry, Walnut, Cochin Rosewood, Tulipwood, Bocote or Bloodwood.  Due to the variations in wood density, most of these whorls will be balanced with a fine brass pin placed in the underside of the whorl.

TO REQUEST A KAURI SPINDLE, please contact us by e-mail.

Please note:  Our standard shaft is 9" long. You may request a short 7 1/2" shaft at any time.


Kauri Featherweight  $70 with Birch shaft, $90 with most hardwood shafts
Kauri Mini  $70 with
Birch shaft, $90 with most hardwood shafts
Kauri Midi  $80 with Birch shaft, $100 with most hardwood shafts
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Kauri Featherweight Spindle   $70 with 7 1/2" or 9" Birch shaft
Kauri Mini Spindle   $70 with 7 1/2" or 9" Birch shaft
Kauri Midi Spindle   $80 with  9" Birch shaft
Shaft Options
Hardwood Shaft  $20 available in several woods including Bocote, Cochin Rosewood,
Morado, Tulipwood, Cherry or Walnut (specify on order form)


Shipping costs will be added on our end. We ship around the world — please ask about delivery to your corner of the fiber universe. Domestic USPS Priority Mail shipping with tracking for a 1-pound package is $6.75-8.50; $50 insurance provided by USPS; added coverage at your request and cost.

International packages are sent by USPS 1st Class International (Charkhas & Journey Wheels sent by Priority or Express Mail with insurance), beginning at $10 to Canada for a 8 oz package; $14.25 to Europe, Asia and Australia.  A shipping estimate is always included when we confirm your order.

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6.25% Sales Tax for Massachusetts Residents

We accept payment by check or money order, PayPal, MasterCard & VISA.
PayPal preferred for International orders.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 January 2019 12:52