Samuel Thorp spinning wheel. Scottish mahogany and brass spinning wheel, late 18th c., with a plaque inscribed S Thorp, Abberley Inv., 47 1/2'' h. More photos: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/antique-spinning-wheels/2574964/1-25
Illustration of the archaic way of life in one of the Russian regions. Spinning woman is an integral part of such life
Learn how to spin yarn with a spinning wheel with this easy picture tutorial.
The Joy of Handspinning � Hand spinning wool into yarn with a spinning wheel or drop spindle � Parts of the Spinning Wheel