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Majacraft – Pioneer

Majacraft - Pioneer

If you want to start spinning with Majacraft then the Pioneer is the wheel for you!

The Pioneer has been designed by Majacraft to be a highly affordable spinning wheel – yet we have been careful not to compromise the functionality that Majacraft wheels are renowned for.

As with all Majacraft wheels our accessories will fit on the Pioneer. You can add our specialist spinning equipment if you wish to pursue different styles of spinning.

The wide range of ratios, a versatile Delta Flyer and easy to use Scotch Tension System will make spinning a dream! The head can be adjusted in a similar way to the Little Gem so you can customise the orifice position to fit your style and body.

The effortless double treadle spinning allows you to spin for long periods of time with no discomfort. The pedal position has been ergonomically designed to fit you comfortably as the spinner!

The beautiful cream wash finish is unique to the Pioneer and will obviously be treasured by it’s owner.

Some of the features of the Pioneer are:

- Double heel and toe treadling
– Frictionless ball bearings
– Single hook flyer
– Maintainance-free drive band
– Super smooth patented bobbins
– Lightweight
– No threading hook required
– Right or left handed
– Five ratios available on each whorl

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Click here for Majacraft’s wonderful Technical info for the Pioneer.

Schacht – Ladybug

ladybug

  • She’s sassy, she’s oh-so-sweet, she’s a super spinner!
  • Double Treadle
  • Scotch Tension
  • Friendly to entry-level spinners
  • 12.5 pounds
  • Comfortable to treadle
  • Uses Matchless flyer, bobbins, and whorls
  • Carrying handles
  • Poly drive band

Schacht – Saxony

Schacht - Double Treadle

  • Schacht’s Saxony wheel was designed in conjunction with Rick and Marge Reeves.
  • Double Treadle
  • Both double drive and Scotch tension are standard
  • Left hand and right hand spinning are an option
  • Hand-Rubbed Danish Oil Finish

Schacht-Reeves 30" Cherry

Options:

  • available in 24″ and 30″ sizes
  • available in Ash and Cherry

Each wheel comes with…

  • 3 bobbins
  • 2 whorls
  • Lazy Kate
  • Threading Hook

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Schacht – Matchless

Schacht -19 1/2" Drive Wheel

  • The Matchless Spinning Wheel is the most responsive spinning wheel available today. Whether you choose single treadle or double treadle action, you’ll appreciate our wheels’ matchless capabilities.
  • Also included with each wheel: 4 bobbins, threading hook, Lazy Kate and a carrying strap.
  • The Schacht Matchless Spinning Wheel offers double drive, Scotch tension, and bobbin lead modes of operation.
  • Wheels come with two flyer whorls (medium and fast); four additional flyer whorls offer spinning ratios from 4:1 to 22:1.
  • The 19 1/2″ drive wheel and flyer shaft are supported by self-aligning bronze bearings for precise action.
  • Each flyer is individually balanced and the bobbins and flyer whorls are trued on center for long and superior service.

Majacraft – Suzie Pro

Majacraft - Suzie Professional

  • Majacraft also produces the Suzie Professional model with a green wheel and whorl.
  • Heavier and slightly larger than our rimu wheel
  • Smoother spinning with greater inertia and is a favorite of many spinners.

Majacraft - Suze ProfessionalFeatures:

  • Double heel and toe treadling
  • Frictionless ball bearings
  • Single hook flyer
  • Folds up for transport
  • Maintenance-free drive band
  • Super smooth patented bobbins
  • Lightweight
  • No threading hook required
  • Right or left handed
  • Five main ratios available on each whorl

Available Accessories:

  • High and low speed whorls to extend the spinning range from 3.25:1 to 20:1
  • Baby bobbins
  • Lace bobbins
  • Huge plying bobbins


Majacraft – Suzie Alpaca

Suzie Alpaca

  • Based on the Suzie Professional
  • Uses the high inertia painted drive wheel
  • Laser engraved alpaca motif on the handle
  • Includes a limited edition traveling kate with an engraved alpaca motif
  • Uses wooden conrods and a wooden nut to tighten the head to add to the visual appeal of the Alpaca wheel
  • A slow speed whorl has been used to make it easier to spin lofty light yarns from fibres like alpaca.

Features:

  • Double heel and toe treadling
  • Laser engraved alpaca motif on the handle
  • Limited edition traveling kate with engraved alpaca motif
  • Frictionless ball bearings
  • Single hook flyer
  • Folds up for transport
  • Maintenance-free drive band
  • Super smooth patented bobbins
  • Lightweight
  • No threading hook required
  • Right or left handed
  • Five main ratios available on each whorl


Majacraft – Suzie

Majacraft - SuzieMajacraft’s original double-treadle spinning wheel

  • Spins beautifully
  • Crafted in attractive New Zealand Rimu
  • All Majacraft spinning accessories fit on the Suzie making it very versatile.

Features:

  • Double heel and toe treadling
  • Frictionless ball bearings
  • Single hook flyer
  • Folds up for transport
  • Maintenance-free drive band
  • Super smooth patented bobbins
  • Lightweight
  • No threading hook required
  • Right or left handed
  • Five main ratios available on each whorl

Available Accessories:

  • high speed whorl and low speed whorls to extend the spinning range from 3.25:1 to 20:1
  • baby bobbins
  • lace bobbins
  • huge plying bobbins


Majacraft – Millie

Majacraft Millie

  • Designed as an elegant, compact double treadle wheel that has the ease of use and features that are common to Majacraft wheels.
  • It is unique in design and has a character that will grace any home. Its very small floor area appeals to those with less space.
  • The Millie is made for spinners on a lower budget who do not wish at this time to invest in a fully featured wheel but enjoy the ease and smoothness of a double treadle wheel.
  • Although very compact, it offers full orifice height and is built from beautiful New Zealand Rimu. Majacraft pays special attention to treadle angles to ensure that there is minimum strain on ankle and calf muscles while spinning

Features:

  • Easy heel and toe treadling
  • Low friction ball and pivot bearings
  • Single hook flyer – made of stainless steel for quick even winding of your bobbin, no more rows of hooks: lighter more responsive flyer
  • Convenient carry handle
  • 5 leading ratios – from 4:1 to 12:1 also intermediates – spin any yarn from silk, angora and merino to really heavy jersey knits. Select the ratio to suit your needs, the ratios are ready built in for you to use
  • Stretchy drive band – change ratios, the stretchy co – polymer band adjusts automatically
  • No threading hook – our stainless steel delta orifice is clean, large and is threaded without the use of a hook
  • Lightweight – 5.5kgs / 12lbs
  • Four quick change super smooth bobbins – boil your fibre on them, dye your product on them


Majacraft – Rose

Majacraft - Rose


The Rose is a classic wheel for the every spinner.
With its spoked wheel and engraved rose motif, it is elegant with a traditional feel.

Features:

  • includes a bobbin box which can be used as a lazy kate
  • has a normal and fast whorl, two flyers with delta and fine fiber orifice
  • ratios extend from 4.25 to 19.5 using the whorls supplied
  • includes four bobbins
  • handle folds to allow easy handling
  • handle and head position are adjustable so you can achieve the most comfortable spinning position
  • suits both left and right handed spinners
  • uses the dependable Scotch tension for smooth and easy spinning.


Majacraft – Little Gem

Little Gem


  • The Little Gem is a state of the art traveling, folding wheel. It is especially useful for those who need to transport their spinning wheel but has the capability and smoothness to cater for all types of spinning. Is is fully packaged with three bobbins, traveling kate in its own thermal bag.
  • Our Gem requires you to part company with preconceived ideas about spinning wheels. Majacraft threw the rule book away! This design of this wheel is a revolutionary new concept.
  • Available packaged with the folding stool. This makes Gem very suitable for use while on vacation or away from home as it can be transported folded flat but assembled or in the special carry bag for this wheel. The bag has a carry handle as well as a shoulder strap included.
  • Easily handles tasks of spinning and plying wool, mohair, silk, etc.
  • Small and incredibly light (around 4kgs or 10 lbs.)
  • A full height spinning wheel with attractive design.

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