Nailed Wood Reels
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Carris nailed wood reels are intended for returnable or non-returnable packaging for wire, cable and rope products.
Flange thickness, arbor hole, cable slot (start hole),
and drive pin hole can be tailored to meet your specific

Flange Materials

• Spruce, pine, or fir
• Thickness: 1" to 5"
• Diameter: 24" to 120" or larger

Barrel Materials

Wood Staves

Molded to provide maximum strength and surface smoothness
Diameter: from 8" to 90"+
Length: any length from 6" traverse to 60" traverse

Plywood Barrel

Made of three-ply northern hardwood plywood for weights up to 1000 lbs


Hexhead bolts and nuts: 5/16" diameter to 3/4" diameter
Cupwashers are standard up to 50" flange diameter
Flat washers are standard above 50" flange diameter

Arbor Reinforcements (see photos)

Available in most standard arbor hole sizes.
Tubular ferrules
Lightweight extruded plates
Heavy-duty welded plates
Center Supports and Drum Heads

One or more center supports can be located along the traverse to
support the center of the traverse
Drum heads are nailed to the flanges to support the stave ends
and add support for heavy loads


Flanges are nailed in uniform patterns with heads recessed below the
product-bearing surface. Nail points are clinched back into the wood
to achieve a mechanical lock.


Extruded Plate