So you've decided to spindle spin. Now what? You need a spindle. Not just any spindle -- a spindle that you will love and that will inspire you to learn something new. There are a lot of different spindles to choose from. How do you pick? What do all of these words mean? Drop spindle? Hand spindle? Top whorl? Bottom whorl? What's a whorl? Takhli? What about all the different woods? What about the weight?