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Mini™ Spindles $48,
Premium woods start at $63*

2" diameter whorl on a 9" shaft

NOTE:   Shaft trimmed to 7 1/2" length on request.

Weight range: 14-30 g/.5-1.06 oz, depending on the wood. density


These mini-tornados are perfect for small projects and spinning on the go — put your Mini™ and fiber in a zip-lock bag, and you're ready for the road! Wood availability changes frequently, so ask what is in stock when you order.

Visit the searchable Bosworth Spindle Group at Flickr to see many of our available Standard Mini™ woods including Bloodwood, Bocote, Bubinga, Canarywood, Cherry, varieties of Maple, Morado, Red Cedar, Red Oak, Pau Amarillo, Purpleheart, Mahogany, Walnut, and Zebrawood. Premium Minis in limited supply include exotic woods, limited availability woods and occasional burls; not all woods available at all times. Colors may vary by monitor; different boards have varying color intensities and grain.

Standard Mini™ spindles,  finished with 9" Birch shafts, ready to test and send.
Some whorls are pin-balanced for superb spin.

Weight guide: 14 g = .5 oz, 17 g = .6 oz; 22 g = .77 oz; 28 g = 1 oz

<14 g    none available
14-16 g    Canarywood, Mahogany, Paduak, Red Cedar
17-19 g    Ash, Butternut, Canarywood, Cherry, Maple, Paduak, Red Cedar,
Redheart, Walnut, Zebrawood
20-23 g    Birds Eye Maple, Bubinga, Canarywood, Hot Tub Purpleheart,
Maple, Monkeywood, Pau Amarillo, Purpleheart, Red Oak, Zebrawood
24-26 g    Monkeywood, Purpleheart
27-30 g    Bloodwood, Bocote

This list updated 20 December 2014.

Want a shorter length? We will trim a 9" shaft to 7 1/2" on request.  
Trimming the longer shaft will take off about 1 gram.

Ravelers:  Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for questions about our spindles or your orders; I have limited time to spend at Ravelry and your questions are important.

Note wood preference in Special Instructions on Order page.

Shaft Options: Hand-turned hardwood shaft, $20, in Bloodwood, Bocote, Cherry, Cochin Rosewood, Kamphi Rosewood, Kingwood, Morado, Tulipwood, or Walnut. We do our best to finish these as quickly as possible; please allow at least 2 weeks waiting time once we have a whorl ready to finish.

Please see bottom of this page for shipping costs.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT PAYMENT

Paying with PayPal? Just send us an e-mail with your request and delivery address! If you prefer, choose Printable Order in the shopping cart; note PayPal in Special Instructions box and we'll send you a PayPal invoice.  There is no direct link to PayPal; we must generate an invoice for you— thank you!

Mini Spindle with 9" Birch shaft

Mini Spindle with 9" Hardwood Shaft

 

NEW!  Picasso™ Mini™ spindles
These are ready to test and send.  Some whorls are pin-balanced for superb spin.

Bright and colorful or somber and dazzling, these narrow-height Mini™ spindles are made from Trillium® Picasso™ Art Wood.

Weight guide: 23 g = .81 oz; 28 g = 1 oz, 35 g = 1.25 oz

Picasso Mini/Birch shaft:  21 or 23 g.

Ravelers:  Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for questions about our spindles or your orders; I have limited time to spend at Ravelry and your questions are important.

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT PAYMENT

Paying with PayPal? Just send us an e-mail with your request and delivery address! If you prefer, choose Printable Order in the shopping cart; note PayPal in Special Instructions box and we'll send you a PayPal invoice.  There is no direct link to PayPal; we must generate an invoice for you— thank you!

Picasso™ Mini™ Spindle with 9" Birch shaft

Picasso™ Mini™ with 9" Hardwood Shaft

 

Premium Minis™: On occasion, we use limited-availability woods as they strike Jonathan's fancy. Finished Premium Minis™ are $63 each with a standard Birch shaft; $83-88 with a hand-turned shaft. We're happy to suggest a wood to complement or contrast with the whorl of your choice.  Most Premium Minis™ are finished on a by-request basis, so we do not often have finished Premium spindles available. When available, occasional Premium spindles are announced on the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it list and in our Journey Wheel group on Ravelry.

Ordering Premium Minis™: Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to find out what is available before placing your order.

Take care of your spindles with Wood Beams.

 

Please see bottom of this page for shipping costs.


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 $5.55-7; $50 insurance provided by USPS; added coverage at your request and cost.  Packages at 12 oz or less may be sent by USPS 1st Class mail, no insurance, no tracking for about $4.

International packages are sent by USPS 1st Class International (Charkhas & Journey Wheels sent by Priority or Express Mail with insurance), $9.15 to Canada for a 12 oz package; $15.40 to Europe, Asia and Australia.  A shipping estimate is always included with confirmation of your order.

6.25% Sales Tax for Massachusetts Residents

We accept payment by check or money order (payable to Jonathan Bosworth), PayPal, MC, VISA & AmEx (charge card minimum $20, please).
We prefer PayPal for International orders.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014 20:12