Ed’s been at it again! He never stops thinking of new designs. This is what he wrote about his newest creation:
“A few years back I procured a nice piece of Pacific Yew wood, small but nice with a natural bend in it.
I have looked at it many times waiting to see what was inside. Finally, in May, I went for it and cut the wood into two halves. The wood was very nice! Wanting to make the best use of it, I drew a few spindle shapes and soon realized that I did not want to make small spindles, opting to keep the size and the natural curve in the wood. As the spindle took final shape under my hands I knew it was a Dragonfly. I’d been wanting to make a spindle named Dragonfly for several years.
I’d been thinking about putting the Swan into semi-retirement. This new shape and size felt like a good alternative. I am very pleased with this new spindle and that it will be taking the place of future Swans.
I’m very happy with the Dragonfly and I hope you will be too!”
June 1, 2021
Weight range is upper teens – 33 grams, averaging mid-20’s.
Dragonfly and Swan
Dragonfly 1 & 2 (these won’t be for sale)
Dragonfly and Roadrunner
Dragonfly and Phoenix
Bee Hummingbird, Aegean, and Dragonfly (paperclip for size)