The hackle comb range are all produced here in Lincolnshire in our workshop. Each set are individually handmade and made of Oak wood.
Each comb is made with tines of 3mm precision angle ground points hardened and tempered stainless steel. After grinding each tine, by hand, they are then polished to ensure a good snag free finish.
Each head has 29 tines, in two rows of 14 and 15. which are 12cm long, 3.18mm thick, stainless steel. The combs have two rows, or pitch, tines are 3.18mm in diameter, 4 .25 inch long and spaced 1/4 inch or 3cm apart from centre. To compare other brands, refer to these at Fine combs. Weight approximately 815g a pair. We recommend that you do not leave the combs out in damp cold conditions, store in sheds or outbuildings.
Our hackle combs are made of stainless steel to produce a row of bedded sharp, long tempered polished tines at even intervals. The combs are used in pairs to dehair fleece, Straighten the locks, detangle fleece in fibre preparation, ready to spin. They can also be used to blend different colours of fleece.
English: A heckling comb, hackling comb, hatchel or hackle is a tool with sharp metal teeth used to clean and straighten flax or other animal fibres.