I was given a pound of carded wool. However I had no way to spin it. Here is the drop spindle that I made on the street in Portland.

Step 1: Materials and Tools

I couldn't find a hardware store in downtown Portland, but there were several art supply stores. I purchased a 3/8" hardwood dowel and I piece of basswood 4" wide and 1/4" thick. I also found a packet of picture hangers that contained a screw eye. I also happened to have a pen and my Leatherman on me (I used the saw, the knife and the pliers).
Thank you. I'll try and post a video this weekend. I am getting some local alpaca on Saturday.
Nice, so simple to make. I would love to see how you use it (video).
Cool; Street Making! <br> <br>Now you need to show us how to use it.

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