Stained glass spinning wheel.
spinner`s magical world
Silk is usually made from the cocoons spun by silkworms - but there is another, much rarer, cloth known as sea silk or byssus, which comes from a clam. Chiara Vigo is thought to be the only person left who can harvest it, spin it and make it shine like gold.
Michelle Baggerman's Precious Waste Project. Shredded and Spun everyday plastic bags, beautifully transformed into colourful threads.
How to make scrap fabric twine. This tutorial has you twisting both plies by hand, which seems tedious if you have a spinning wheel available. The only difficulty I can see is how to smoothly join in a new piece of fabric when you don't have the other ply right there to hold the join in place.
Eisaku Noro - Industrial Yarns. This page links to a 26-page publication called "Manufacturing of Noro Yarn, From Farm to Product." Very helpful in thinking about spinning Noro-like yarns.
Firebird Spinning Wheel
Cotton spinning travel kit. Uses cat combs as cotton cards.
Carlton's cast-iron wheel
Infinity spinning wheel
The Ettrick Windwheel - unique portable design from a Tasmanian wheel maker.
Ravelry: Bishopofknit's $7.00 Spinning Wheel. Complete plans for building a simple spindle-driven spinning wheel.
Hand-Painted Louet S17 spinning wheel from LunabudKnits
"Wee Spin" tiny handmade spinning wheel. Footprint measures 8.5" x 12", wheel is 16" high, with another inch or two for the flyer.
Norwegian Princess spinning wheel
"Anything but Lazy Kate" - deluxe, fine-tuneable portable Lazy Kate, available from the Woolery. $110.
The Journey Wheel: Inspired by the Indian charkha, but has foot treadles and multiple spinning ratios. Crafted out of cherry wood, and folds into a small carrying case.
Louet S15 Spinning wheel, painted by Kinixys on Ravelry
"Fractal Spinning" how to article on Knitty
Norwegian spinning wheel, built in 1858, still in beautiful working condition. Has original green paint and hand-forged axle.
Gorgeous rustic spinning wheel