David Reed Smith

David Reed Smith
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Tatting Shuttles

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Demo Handouts
Demo Handouts





New Articles



This article was published in the August 2014 (#50) edition of  Woodturning Design.



Magic Wand

This article was published in the June 2014 (#49) edition of  Woodturning Design.



Face Balls

Face Balls

This article was published in the April 2014 (#48) edition of  Woodturning Design.


Make Your Points

Make Your Points

This article was published in the February 2014 (#47) edition of  Woodturning Design.


Sphere Ornament

Sphere Ornament

This article was published in the December 2013 (#46) edition of  Woodturning Design.



Collet AdaptorCollet Adaptor


New Shuttles and Accessories
Inlaid Shuttle

Inlaid Shuttles

Limited availability.
I've revised the Dual Reversible so that it's about an inch shorter:
Revised Dual Reversible
Dual Reversible

Needle Case

Needle Case & Threader

Needle Case Video

New Accessory:  A Needle Case also available with a Needle Threader
Needle Case/Threader Video
New in the Gallery
Sphere Ornaments
Sphere Ornaments
Kayak Paddles
Kayak Paddles




  My photo sharing site on shutterfly.
  The Woolroom sells my drop spindles and niddy-noddys
Judy Williams  Judy sells lace bobbins in several styles.

Christianne Eichler's Lace Page Christianne has built a wide ranging bilingual (German and English) page on many kinds of lace and fiber arts.

Lisa Trumble's Tatting Page Lisa's page has original patterns and very good tatting instructions.


Etha's Tatting Page

Dan's Tatting Page Dan's page has original patterns and pictures of his wide ranging shuttle collection with sources.

Patricia Rizzo Patricia has a tatting page, but also has lots of Angel Babies.

Amy Gray hosts a tatting section on Bella online.  She has interviews, patterns, chat, and links to many shuttle makers.

Exotic Wood GroupOnline retailers of snake wood, amboyna burl, thuya wood, maple burl, marblewood, and an assortment of other highly figured exotic woods.
www.WoodturningDesign.com  Woodturning Design is a new magazine launched in March of 2004.  It is 100 pages, all color, and project oriented.

WWW.LadyShuttleMaker.Etsy.Com  Ceramic shuttles.  And she says they have a little bit of flex at the tips.


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