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Leclerc Weaving Loom Replacement Parts
The Most Complete Selection of Repair Parts for all Leclerc Weaving Looms. Clear Images and Accurate Information to Ensure You get the Right Parts!
A unique four shaft and four treadle band loom
Many years ago, I bought a four shaft, four treadle band loom. It was made by Michael Crompton a tapestry weaver. You can find out more about him here. http://www.textileartist.org/michael-crompton-textile-weaver/ He was leaving his lovely cottage in Weardale and concentrating on tapestry weaving so he sold all his large looms. He had made and adapted the design to suit his weaving. At the time, I was teaching weaving at a local authority Arts Centre and I bought a large floor loom for the…
Collecting Antique Tape Looms
Here is the most common form of a antique tape loom you will see for sale. A simple country piece, this was gripped between the knees and used to weave tapes. You might ask, what are tapes and why would you bother? Think back, way back to the early Colonial days. The Colonists did not have zippers and Velcro to hold their clothes together. And buttons had to be store bought with cash money, in short supply for most farmers. They used tapes, narrow strips of fabric to tie their clothes…
Handywoman 2 Treadle Reproduction Loom finally complete!
So here she is...all finished, well, I have a few touch ups to do but she's pretty much ready to go. The next one will be walnut and wenge (if I can get 1x8 wenge stock from my supplier, if not I'm thinking of walnut and yellowheart or butternut. This one, I did not get the take up rod slot centered and I didn't notice it till it was pretty much too late without having to make that assembly again. I ran a test and it doesn't affect the weaving so It's just going to be who this girl is rather…