There were many wooden tools made by local woodworkers some of which were
the yarn or cord shuttle, garden sticks, and the yarn swifts. . Each helped to keep yarns and cords from getting tangled, ready to make into balls and ready to use. The cord shuttles were usually made of bleached pine, while the yarn winders were made of walnut or other hard woods. A must for a knitter, weaver, crocheter, gardener and preparing the deadline or garden rows.