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Ashford Drum Carder

Regular price $699.00

Tax included.

Fibre preparation made easy
Card and blend fibres and colours quickly and efficiently. This new, improved model has two ratios for even more flexibility and control when carding and blending. Use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt. Adjustable drum clearance - allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre. 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. The carder has rubber feet to prevent it slipping. Card 50gm (2oz) batt quickly and efficiently. It comes assembled and lacquered ready to use.

Options:
Fine - 72 point
for medium, fine wools and exotic fibres.
Superfine - 120 point
for finer wools & luxury fibres.

tutorial videos

Carding fleece
Carding your fleece is quick and easy on the Ashford Wide Carder.
Blending colours
Blending colours on the Ashford drum carder.
Blending fibres
Blending Merino and silk on the Ashford drum carder.
Carding on the Wild Carder
How to use the Wild Carder to make delicious batts.
Carding "Barely a Batt"
Carding and Spinning "Barely a Batt".
Ashford Fibre Mill - Take a tour
Take a tour of our fibre mill and see how our fibre is processed.