Ashford Wide Drum Carder

Ashford Wide Drum Carder

from 750.00

Card and blend fibers and colors quickly and efficiently.

This new model has even more flexibility and control when carding and blending. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Adjustable drum clearance - allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fiber. 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. It comes assembled and lacquered ready to use.

2 ratios - 4:1, 6:1      Carding size 11¾" w x 24"   Weight 18½ lb   Lacquer finish

  • 12 inch width

  • Produces a massive 100gm (4oz) batt

  • Adjustable drum clearance

  • Available only with fine (72 point) cloth

  • included accessories packer brush, cleaning brush, Awl-doffer, clamps.

  • Ashford Book of Carding available when ordered with new drum carder.

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Ashford Book of Carding Practical and inspirational guide to carding, fleece, slivers and exotic fibers has been revised and expanded to include sections on the blending board and creating self-striping yarn. Written for the hand spinner and felter and everyone who loves fiber, there are sections on using the flick, hand and drum carders and the blending board. There are detailed explanations of color and fiber blending and color theory. Step-by-step instructions and full color photographs will open a world of color and texture.