One of the cool new things I saw at Rhinebeck this year was the Holiday Wheel by Norm Parks. Sadly, Mr. Parks does not appear to have a website yet, but you can see the wheel in this photoset that I have up on Flickr.
As I understand it, the wheel can be built with two ratios and it breaks down small enough to fit in a medium-sized tote bag. All the spinners whom I saw working on it reported that its action was very smooth. I believe Michelle’s going to take hers with her to Alaska next time she goes moose hunting (I’m not even kidding).
Here’s Michelle beginning the breakdown: