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  • Equipment for sale in The Woodlands May 23, 2017

    These can be seen in The Woodlands. Best offer. Sorry cannot deliver. Jan C. 808-457-2777.

  • Table Loom with Stand for Sale May 22, 2017

    ASHFORD TABLE LOOM WITH ACCESSORIES

    $800.  24” Ashford Table Loom, 4 shafts, folding stand with treadles, ~500 heddles, raddle, 10 dent reed, lease sticks, and original documentation.  All this new would cost $1500 + tax and shipping.  I purchased this loom 10 years ago from the original owner who had only used it a few times, and taught myself to weave.  It is still my favorite loom to take to workshops as it breaks down easily, travels flat even when warped, and is direct tie-up so I can treadle anything on the fly without having to get on the floor to change the tie-up.  There are inch marks on the bottom edge of the beater to assist with threading, added by me (see photo).  At the moment, it has a 300 thread dummy warp attached and threaded in a plain twill pattern, but I’ll remove it if you don’t want to use it.  I’m selling to make room, and help pay for, my new-to-me BIG Swedish loom.  If you’re a new weaver, or wanting to learn, I’ll throw in a copy of “Learning to Weave with Debbie Redding” (Deborah Chandler’s original book).  Pickup only from Angleton, Texas, or I’ll consider meeting up within 200 miles of Houston.  Theresa 713-408-2725

  • 8 Shaft Baby Wolf for Sale May 7, 2017

    $1500.  26” maple Schacht Baby Wolf loom with stroller, 8 shafts, 10 treadles.  The serial number is BW-8-1102, which indicates it was built around December 1986.  The loom was originally purchased by a friend of mine who only used it to weave miniature rugs, which is why it comes with a 15-dent reed.  Some of the original heddles were lost in a move, but I’ve added more to get it back up to 860.  I also added the Wolf Trap.

    This loom is portable enough to use in a workshop, but it is heavy (71# and 34” wide per the Schacht website).  I can move it myself in my SUV, but depending on your vehicle, you may need an extra hand.  The loom is in excellent condition with only minor wear that would be expected after 30 years.

    I need to make room for a countermarche floor loom, so it must go to a new home.  The loom is currently located in Angleton, Texas.  I prefer you pick up, but would consider meeting up within 300 miles.

    If you’re a new weaver in the Houston area, I’d be happy to throw in a weekend of weaving to get you started.  Theresa 713-408-2725

  • Spinning and Weaving Equipment for sale May 3, 2017

    For sale are items from my personal collection. Lot #1 includes an Ashford Traveler spinning wheel, with two original bobbins, and one new unused bobbin. The spinning wheel is in perfect working condition, has been tuned up, has a new con rod and a new drive band. Also included: “The Complete Guide to Spinning Yarn: Techniques, Projects, and Recipes” Book by Brenda Gibson, one new large bundle of green (multi hued) wool roving, one small palm sized bundle of pink (multi hued) wool roving, two small bundles of uncolored natural wool roving and one small hand spun double ply skein of yarn. This bundle also includes one Louet bottom whorl drop spindle, and one hand made high/ top whorl drop spindle.

    The price for Lot #1 is $300. UPDATE – this lot has been sold, May 9, 2017. Lot #2 is still available – see below.

    Lot #2 includes the following:

    Leclerc Boat shuttle with bobbin.
    The following Stick Shuttles in various sizes:
    Five 24″
    Three 21″
    Two 15″
    Two 11″
    One 8.5″ Leclerc brand
    Three 6″
    These are all in mostly excellent and good condition.
    New the lot would be over $130 and I am asking $60 for all.

    I am moving and selling items I no longer have room and time for.

    Jasmine (713) 628- 2873

  • David Loom for Sale October 4, 2016

    David-Loom

    David 90 cm (35″)8 harness loom with new sliding beater for sale. Bench and two reeds are included and I have added the brake. Must pick up in the Houston area. New costs $3200, asking $2800 or best offer. Call Barbara at 832-864-2428.

  • Loom for Sale August 4, 2016

    For Sale: Type B Macomber floor looms, 10 Harness frame with 48″ weaving space, 4 harnesses, 6 pedals. Loom still being made and up to 6 additional harnesses can be added, currently sells for $3500, (see Macomber website for more specifics).

    Original equipment included: plain warp and cloth beams, ratchet brake system, 10 dent reed, boat shuttle, reed hook, adjustable heel rest, 2 leash sticks, 20 inserted eye heddles per inch, tie-up hooks, and instructions as received. Additional boat, rag and stick shuttles/spools, hooks included. Asking $1200.

    loom composite

    For Sale: Harrisville Design Tabletop Warping Reel, 20 yard capacity, 3 adjustable spreader bars, collapsible. New retails for $325; asking $100.

    mill

    I have a loom and warping mill to sell together or separately.  The loom is in excellent condition, but I cannot ship or transport it so it will need to be picked up. It can be folded to fit through a doorway and into a van or pick-up truck.

    Betty Siber

    brebis@sbcglobal.net


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