Ashford Blending Board

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The blending board is the perfect tool for creating exciting, multi-coloured rolags for spinning, or batts for felting, and it’s lots of fun to use. It differs from other carding tools in that it allows you to ‘paint’ with fibre over a large, flat area of carding cloth to create controlled layers of fibre. 

Features

  • Portable - you can work with it on a table, on your lap, and even pack it up and take it on holiday. 
  • Lightweight
  • Quick and easy to assemble 
  • Convenient carry handle 
  • Card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life

Specifications

lacquered
fine 108 point cloth
large 30 x 30cm (12x12") carding area
three-position adjustable keel, you can work with it on a table, on your lap, and even pack it up and take it on holiday. for a comfortable angle when working on a table, use the keel in position one. to use the blending board on your lap, loosen the keel bolt a little, position the keel between your knees and rotate the board to your preferred position.
blending board brush, two dowel rods for drafting and removing the rolags

 

More About Ashford Wheels & Looms

In 1934 Walter Ashford founded Ashford Handicrafts Ltd, a company that has become a world leader in the manufacture of quality spinning wheels, weaving looms and textile equipment.

Today we, together with our loyal team, have produced over 800,000 wheels and looms.

We use only the finest native New Zealand Silver Beech hardwood, sourced from sustainably-managed forests with Forest Stewardship Council approval.

Our wheels, looms and carders are the result of more than 80 years’ experience, customer feedback, research and development. Available in natural wood or finished with eco-friendly water-based lacquer. They are designed to be simple, easy to assemble and finish and fun to use.

At our woollen mill in Milton, New Zealand, we source and process high quality fleeces and fibres.

Experience the joy and pleasure of creating your own unique yarns, fabric, garments and homeware using our wheels, carders, looms, fibres and yarns. Relax knowing your crafts are sustainable, renewable and environmentally-friendly.

We invite you to join our family of textile artists around the world.