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Noble Lacing Stand


Note: Noble has shut down operations. Our inventory  might last through the end of 2023 but after that another maker must step in/up or we'll be faced with none. There are no practical, commerical equivalents.

A lacing stand simplifies and speeds wheel assembly, one of the most fun devices in all of wheel building. Yes, experienced builders can lace in their laps but is that easy or efficient. What if you're interupted?  Make your lacing a smooth, not awkward, process. This stand is awesome to use and a handsome centerpiece of the craft. Several hundred are in use by top builders across the planet.

Stands to assist lacing have been used for a century, freeing hands and speeding assembly. Early in his building career, Jonny Bell (Noble Wheels, London) noticed that commercially available stands were often crude iron jigs, seemingly from the 19th century.

He went to work and today his lacing stand is found in several hundred custom wheel shops around the world. The design has evolved with his own experience and feedback from colleagues.


  • Infinite tool free adjustment for ALL rim diameters
  • 3 arm rim support great for decal placement
  • Hub Axle Standards: QR (all widths), 12mm (all widths), 15mm (all widths), 9mm Track (100mm), 10mm Track (120mm), 10mm MTB (135mm)
  • Angled rim rollers (won't damage your fancy decals)
  • Hub dead center of rim - never guess for valve hole vision again
  • Enduro ABEC3 bearings
  • Stainless steel fittings
  • Manual & CNC machined 6061 T6 aluminium, CNC machined acetal
  • Can be easily dismantled & wall mounted for smaller workshops
  • Can be fitted with a DRO center gauge for hyper-accurate dishing

Collections: Lacing