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Burchard loom

SOLD
Large, old wooden loom for sale. Made by The Burchard Weaver’s in Oakland, CA. This is a functional counterbalance, floor loom. 42″ weaving width. No comb or sectional beam. Great for beginners. Attached are photos of the loom assembled and disassembled. $150 + shipping (likely via UPS). Please email me with questions or to make an offer. I can also send you higher resolution photos. Located in Santa Cruz, CA near the Bay Area. Local buyer preferred but will disassemble for shipping.
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Lindsay read more

Counterbalance Loom Setup: aa101800

Yes, you can get a good shed on a counterbalance loom. It is just a matter of balance. The main thing to remember, is if the loom tie-ups are not centered, then weight of the shafts are not balanced, and you will not be able to get an even shed.

You can even weave 3/1 patterns successfully. Your shed will be a bit smaller, but wide enough for a shuttle to pass through. read more