piranha: red origami crane (Default)
[personal profile] piranha
made from PVC pipe, a wheelchair wheel, and some wood
my babe's fiber garden spinning wheel. (with bonus cat, bang! who wandered into the shot.)

i'm so excited!!!

i have no time to post more about it, because i want to spin some yarn!

on 2009-10-22 00:47 (UTC)
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Posted by [personal profile] graydon
That looks splendidly practical, especially for a boat.

Do you know what the main wheel is manufactured for? (It could be the spinning wheel, but I wouldn't expect so, somehow.)

on 2009-10-22 02:51 (UTC)
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Posted by [personal profile] mechaman
Judging by the looks it looks like a repurposed film spool reel.

on 2009-10-22 03:09 (UTC)
erik: A headshot of me! (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] erik
Indeed yes, wheelchair.

Interestingly enough, I have met Babe (who is actually a husband and wife team), and even assembled a few of those at their facility in Wisconsin.

on 2009-10-23 10:31 (UTC)
erik: A headshot of me! (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] erik
Well, I'm sure they'd accept suggestions gracefully...but I'm not sure they'd ever implement them.

on 2009-10-22 20:42 (UTC)
mechaman: (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] mechaman
22" is 'right on the edge' for the longer reel films I've seen. Usually travelogue ones 'back in the day'. Still impressive enough.

on 2009-10-22 03:14 (UTC)
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Posted by [personal profile] wcg
Wow! That's a beautiful thing. I wish you many years of happy spinning with it.

on 2009-10-22 03:19 (UTC)
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Posted by [personal profile] submarine_bells
Ah, you got a Babe! I've heard good things about those.

Have you seen the steampunk mod someone did to their Babe wheel?

on 2009-10-22 04:57 (UTC)
sara: S (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] sara
Hee -- you should come south for Black Sheep, next summer!

on 2009-10-22 08:00 (UTC)
afuna: Cat under a blanket. Text: "Cats are just little people with Fur and Fangs" (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] afuna
Gorgeous \ol

on 2009-10-22 22:00 (UTC)
rising: a woodcut-style image of a knife held in a hand. (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] rising
I am jealous. That is all. :)

on 2009-10-23 09:40 (UTC)
benedict: The hamster is saying bollocks. It is a scornful hamster (there's something about cthulhu)
Posted by [personal profile] benedict

on 2009-10-23 10:18 (UTC)
benedict: The hamster is saying bollocks. It is a scornful hamster (star trek set phasers to fabulous)
Posted by [personal profile] benedict
There's Something About Cthulhu is an icon close to my heart.

on 2009-10-23 10:30 (UTC)
benedict: An amazingly cute kitten gazes at you. She waves her tiny feet in the air. Her itsybitsy widdle feetsies. (look at her TINY FEET OMG)
Posted by [personal profile] benedict
Here. To cleanse the mental pallet.

on 2009-10-23 16:35 (UTC)
Posted by [personal profile] amaliedageek
Damn you, pir, I do not need a wheel.

Oh, hell. *does a Google search, opens page* YOU can explain it to J.


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