Among my collection of wheels is this little artisan spinner:
It is a sturdy, fast little wheel with goodly sized bobbins and an interesting tensioning device:
The underside of the bench is stamped: Whitehorse Mountain Woodworks, D. Yeager, Green Spring, W. VA. and the zip code which my old eyes can’t quite decipher.
All I’ve been able to find out about the maker is this: Dan Yeager lived and worked in Green Spring, West Virginia in the 1970s and built these wheels from scrap lumber. No two are exactly alike.
If anyone out there knows anything about Mr. Yeager or these wheels, I’d love to hear from you! So far, all I’ve been able to find are other people trying to find out more.