To warp my new Glimakra band loom, I use a method that is similar to the way that I warp my large floor looms, front-to-back. The total length of the band loom is about a meter, a comfortable distance to reach both the back and the front beams of the loom, if you sit […]
I recently purchased a Glimakra 2 shaft band loom so that I can weave narrow bands more easily. I have been experimenting with how to also weave pickup patterns on this loom.
Band Loom Pattern Pickup
Although there are only 2 shafts on this loom, resulting in a tabby type of weave structure, […]
The latest loom to enter my loom collection is a 2 shaft band loom made by Glimakra. I like to weave narrow bands using a small, hand held rigid hedddle, but I am hopeful that a band loom will make the band weaving process more efficient.
Finnish Band Loom
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I find that warping a loom from the Front to the Back, much faster and easier than the traditional method of warping from Back to Front. You don’t need to use a raddle as the reed separates the warp threads evenly across the loom. I use this warping method quite a lot as I […]
I recently purchased a rigid heddle loom to add my loom collection (one loom just isn’t enough). I have always woven on floor looms so to return to weaving on a small table loom is a bit of a learning curve. Although the rigid heddle is a simple design, it can produce some wonderful […]
Gilmore Jack Loom for Sale THIS LOOM HAS NOW SOLD
1940” Gilmore Jack Loom, 45” weaving width, 10 shafts, 13 treadles, 2 back sectional beams, castle Asking $500, reasonable offers will be considered. Buyer must pick up in Nacogdgoches, TX or pay for shipping
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Fireside 8 Shaft Jack Loom for Sale
54” 8-Shaft Jack Loom for $5,000 (compared to new $8,050) Cherry wood, 10 treadles, 1,200 inserted eye heddles, cloth tensioning system includes worm drive and friction brake, apron on cloth beam, 2/3 yard 2” sectional warping beam, double back beam, trelevators, and 48” Commuter Bench. 1 reed, […]
Walnut J Made Loom For Sale
Walnut J Made Loom, gently used. Asking $3,500, reasonable offers will be considered. 60” weaving width, 12 shafts, 2 beams, worm drive, raddle, piano style bench, 1 extra reed, weaving caddy, 2 leash sticks, 2 tie-on sticks Buyer must pick up in Nacogdoghes, TX or pay for shipping.
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