The Prelude is Kromskiís small Saxony-style wheel; it's compactness makes it one of the easiest Saxony wheels to transport. This single drive, single treadle wheel has a stretchy drive band. Like the other Kromski wheels, it is made of European alder and birch.
The specifications for the Kromski Prelude:
- Wheel diameter of 18"
- Orifice size: 3/8"
- Orifice height: 26"
- Ratios: 6, 10.5, and 13 to 1
- Weight: 9 lbs.
- Built-in lazy kate and 3 bobbins.
The Kromski Prelude is available in clear, walnut, and mahogany finishes or unfinished. The wheel comes unassembled; a DVD showing assembly is included.