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- Structo for Sale July 25, 2020
Structo loom for sale $500.
Metal Structo loom to make 8” towels. Table top size. Good condition. Jersey Village area, NW Houston
Wendy BeckerContinue reading →
- Norwood Loom for Sale July 8, 2020
36″ 4 harness, 6 treadle Norwood Cherry jack loom. Sectional warp beam and wire heddles. Tensioning box, bench, raddle, warping board and rag shuttles included.$800Andrea Pifer
- Counterbalance Loom for Sale – Price Reduced! July 2, 2020
Schacht 46” cherry wood floor loom with counterbalance. Includes bench in cherry wood. From 1970s, in good condition, 30 year owner wishing to downsize.
This loom is great for blankets & more. Located in the Jersey Village area, NW Houston off 290. Need to sell soon. $850.00
Wendy BeckerContinue reading →
- Spinning Wheel for Sale April 19, 2020
Peacock Spinning Wheel $400
For sale is a Peacock upright wheel made in New Zealand in the early 1980’s by Mr. Fomotor. It is made of New Zealand Rimu wood. This wheel has all its original pieces, including the original drive band, which works fine. This has been a gently used wheel by both me and the original owner. It needs little maintenance other than polishing the wood. The flyer and main shaft run on sealed-for-life bearings that do not need oiling. I only put a drop of Super Lube on the crank assembly and flyer shaft at each spinning session. There are no cracks, and the drive wheel is not warped.
If you’re interested in the history, you can read more here: https://nzspinningwheels.wordpress.com/peacock-wheels-timeline/. I’m selling this little gem to “thin the herd” a bit, since I find I’m not using it as much as the others. It was originally purchased for taking to spin-in’s since it is so easy to transport. It has an orifice height of approx. 24″. Just buckle it into a seatbelt and it is ready to go. It has a build-in bobbin holder that can be used as a Lazy Kate, in a pinch. It is easily dismantled using the wingnuts if you needed to put it in a bag for travel, but I must admit that I’ve never taken it apart. The bobbins hold at least 4 oz.
The weighted drive wheel and pulley have three speeds to allow you spin just about any weight of yarn, and the weights in the drive wheel give it some extra momentum to make it easier to treadle. It is a single treadle wheel, and since it is an upright wheel it can be treadled with either foot and is suitable for left or right-handed spinners. The base sits on three legs so you don’t get any wobble when treadling. It does not have a traditional orifice, but a long hook instead. This makes it super easy to thread and you don’t need an orifice hook.
For more info or photos, email Theresa at [email protected]. Pickup only.Continue reading →
- Cranbrook for Sale September 18, 2019
60” 4-shaft 6 treadle Cranbrook countermarche loom made by Norwood.
Standard features of the Cranbrook looms made by Norwood:
Powder-coated tubular steel front and rear beams that give the loom added rigidity while affording better protection for the warp,
Locking treadles that are especially helpful for rug and tapestry weaving,
Gorgeous bronze ratchet gears, pawls, and beater hanger racks,
Beautiful beater bar with a gently curved handle,
Ratchet gear and pawl tension adjustment for front and rear beams,
Chain tie-up cords, shaft suspension cords, and yoke cords,
Fully adjustable overhead beater,
One stainless steel reed – 6 dents per inch,
1000 Texsolv heddles.
This loom has all that plus a sectional beam with 2” sections. It does not have a bench.
Contact Deborah at 210-416-4007 or [email protected]
I can deliver and help assemble this loom within 200 miles of San Antonio if you will pay for van rental and gas.Continue reading →
- Rug Loom for Sale September 5, 2019
45” 8H with ½”shaft switching device, sectional beam, warp extender, 12 treadles, attached bench, Texsolv heddles. Mint condition (2 rugs woven). Includes extra reed, one 21” ski shuttle, two 21” rag shuttles, large electric ball winder, owners manual, cut rags and yardage for rag rugs
Books: Techniques of Rug Weaving, Rug Weaving Techniques—both by Peter Collingwood. A Rug Weaver’s Sourcebook by Interweave Press.
Cd’s: Handwoven Collections—1986-87, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006-7, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
$7,925. Price of loom new $10,500. Pick up at location only.
Also included in sale—Lendrum dbl-treadle spinning wheel. Needs new drive band and plastic parts connecting treadles. Pillow forms ready to cover.
Payment by cash or paypal only
Suzie RoddyContinue reading →
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