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Old 02/10/10, 06:41 PM
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Loom Plans?

Does anyone have measured drawings for a floor loom or table top loom? I am wanting to build one.

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Old 02/10/10, 10:27 PM
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Here are some plans for a simple tabletop. I've been thinking of building a hybrid of backstrap loom using a sort of rigid heddle mounted on a pole like this one.

I was born [upon the prairie] where there were no enclosures, and where everything drew free breath. I want to die there and not within walls.
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Old 02/11/10, 07:44 AM
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I purchased a set of floor loom plans from mother earth news years ago, I still haven't gotten it built yet. $10


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Old 02/12/10, 10:19 AM
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I don't remember how I found this site but is very interesting with a lot of info on handlooms -several kinds. I did notice that some of the info is repeated.


Here's another with free plans:


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Old 02/27/10, 08:55 AM
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there must be a hundred different kinds of looms. do a search on making a loom or kinds of looms. some are so simple, some are most complicated. It basically depends on what you want to make. a simple loom is where to start until you conquer the skill then move on but I don't recommend building a complicated loom until you have the patients to spend with it.



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Old 02/27/10, 11:07 AM
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Look for this book in your public library -
Wheels and looms : making equipment for spinning and weaving
by David Bryant.
190 p. : ill.
Hard to find, but has lots of great plans for making wheels and looms.

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