Doffer Brush – Louet – Pre-order only
Doffer Brush – Louet – Pre-order only
PRE-ORDER ONLY. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for delivery. Available quantities show to allow our shopping cart to accept orders and do not reflect our on-hand inventory. The Louet Doffer Brush is a handy tool used to clean drum carder drums between uses. This tool is included with all new Louet Carders and certainly works fine for other brands of carders. PRODUCT of HOLLAND
$54.00
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Doffer Pin – Louet – Pre-order only
Doffer Pin – Louet – Pre-order only
PRE-ORDER ONLY. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for delivery. Available quantities show to allow our shopping cart to accept orders and do not reflect our on-hand inventory. This Louet Doffer Pin is used to help remove a batt from the drum of the drumcarder or roving carder. This tool is included with all new Louet Carders. PRODUCT of HOLLAND
$47.00
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The Fibre Garden
Drum Carder, Ashford – Drive Belt
Canadian Shipping only. Black rubber drive belt (6mm thick) that fits the Ashford Drum Carder as well as their Wild Drum Carder. To extend the belt life, loosen it when not using the carder for extended periods of time. NOTE: Ashford used to supply a clear polycord belt that was heat fusable if it broke. These new rubber belts are NOT heat fusable. PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
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Drum Carder, Ashford – Fine 72 PPSI – currently PRE-ORDER only
Drum Carder, Ashford – Fine 72 PPSI – currently PRE-ORDER only
June 18/21 - currently PRE-ORDER only. The next batch from New Zealand will arrive sometime in August. Quantities exist here so our cart will accept orders, and does not reflect our actual on-hand inventory. FREE SHIPPING within Canada! Canadian orders only. We have this item shipped directly from the Ashford Canada warehouse, generally within one or two business days. We also often have one assembled at our store for you to try. This is the carder we currently use here at the shop, and we love it! This FINE version is the most popular, with teeth on the main drum set at 72 PPSI (points per square inch), which handles a wide range of fibres. Ashford recently did some rejigging to offer two carding ratios: use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt. The new carder retains the adjustable drum clearance - allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre. All-nylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn. The card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life. The carder is strong and robust with the body made from Silver Beech hardwood. The carder has rubber feet as well as two clamps to prevent it from slipping, and the packer brush is now included. Card 50 gm (2oz ) batts quickly and efficiently. It comes assembled and lacquered ready to use. A short Awl/doffer (4 inches) and carding instructions are included. Batt size 55cm x 23cm (22ins x 9ins). Carder weight only 5kg (11 Lb). PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
$809.00
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Drum Carder, Ashford – Packer Brush
Drum Carder, Ashford – Packer Brush
Canadian orders only. We do not usually have this in stock at our store. Please allow 7 to 10 days for shipping.

Designed specifically to fit the fine or coarse-cloth Ashford 20cm (8-inch) Drum Carder. This kit is simple to install and doesn't require any special tools nor holes to be drilled. It has two metal holders that fit over the small drum, with a nylon-bristled brush that fits in notches and can be swung down to brush the large drum or moved up and out-of-the-way when taking off batts.

We use a fine-cloth Ashford Drum Carder here in our shop, and we love this brush! It helps you to pack more fibre onto the drum by smoothing it as you go. Ashford suggests it also reduces fly-away of finer or no-crimp fibres such as bamboo. Neither of us has any notable handyman skills but it was really quite simple to install.

NOTE: As of summer 2013 Ashford now includes this packer brush on all of their various sizes of drum carders.

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$93.00
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Drum Carder, Ashford – Super Fine 120 PPSI
Drum Carder, Ashford – Super Fine 120 PPSI
FREE SHIPPING within Canada! Canadian orders only. We have this item shipped directly from the Ashford Canada warehouse, generally within one or two business days. This is the SUPER FINE version of Ashford's popular carder, with teeth on the main drum set at 120 PPSI (points per square inch). Particularly suitable for carding fine fibres, such as alpaca, angora, dog hair, llama, fine Merino and Polwarth. Ashford carders offer two carding ratios: use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt. An sdjustable drum clearance allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre. All-nylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn. The card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life. The carder is strong and robust with the body made from Silver Beech hardwood. The carder has rubber feet as well as two clamps to prevent it from slipping. Card 50 gm (2oz ) batts quickly and efficiently. It comes mostly assembled and lacquered, add on the handle and it's ready to use. A short Awl/doffer (4 inches) and carding instructions are included. Batt size 55cm x 23cm (22ins x 9ins). Carder weight only 5kg (11 Lb). INCLUDES: packer brush, cleaning brush, doffer, clamps PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND
$830.00
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Drum Carders
Drum Carder, Ashford – Wild Carder
FREE SHIPPING within Canada! Canadian orders only. We have this item shipped directly from the Ashford Canada warehouse, generally within one or two business days.

The Wild carder has been specifically designed for today's fabulous, fun and funky art yarns. The extra long 72 ppsi teeth allow you to include differing fibres, fabric, ribbons, feathers, paper and novelties to create unique blends. The packer brush is adjustable and will control fine, low-crimp fibres and increase the size of the batt. The drum clearance is also adjustable which allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre.

All-ylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn. The carding cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life.

The doffer and cleaning brush are stored on the carder. The carder is strong but lightweight with a hand hold for easy carrying. The carder has rubber feet to prevent it slipping. It comes assembled and lacquered, ready to use. A short awl/doffer (4 inches), cleaning brush and carding instructions are included. Batt size 60 x 15cm (24 x 6ins). Makes batts up to 40gm (1.5 ozs). Weight only 3.5kg (7.5 lbs).

PRODUCT of NEW ZEALAND

$699.00
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