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Drum Carder

$729.00
The Ashford Drum Carder makes fiber preparation easy and oh-so-fun! Card and blend fibers and colors quickly and efficiently. The adjustable drum clearance allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fiber and 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 to prevent it slipping. It comes assembled and lacquered ready to use.

Super Fine [120 PPSI + 8" Wide] - This drum carder is for finer wools & luxury fibers. You should use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece and the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colors, and different fiber types consistently into an open and airy batt. This drum carder can card 50g (2oz) of batt quickly and efficiently.

Wide [72 PPSI + 12" Wide] - This drum carder is for medium, fine wools, and exotic fibers. It will produce massive 100g (4oz) batts.

Fine [72 PPSI + 8" Wide] - This drum carder is for medium, fine wools, and exotic fibers. You should use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece and the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colors, and different fiber types consistently into an open and airy batt. This drum carder can card 50g (2oz) of batt quickly and efficiently.

Ashford equipment that we do not keep in-stock in-shop ships to the Wild Hand shop for Local Pick-up (FREE) or directly to your home for a flat Ashford Shipping rate determined based on your location and order size. Shipping usually takes 1-2 weeks from the time the order is fulfilled. Not all Ashford products are in-stock at all times; you may contact the shop for the most up-to-date estimated shipping date before placing your order and/or we will contact you after you place your order to confirm the ship date based on Ashford's most up-to-date informationIf you order other non-Ashford items in the same order those will ship (or be available for pick-up) separately and on our usual shipping schedule.

Founded in 1934, Ashford Handicrafts is a New Zealand-based manufacturer of  high quality spinning wheels, weaving looms, and textile equipment. Ashford uses only the finest native New Zealand Silver Beech hardwood sourced from sustainably-managed forests with Forest Stewardship Council approval. Ashford has produced over 800,000 wheels and looms over the past 85 years!