A Heavy Duty Floor Stand for the 24 inch model can also be ordered with or without side shelves. This 4s Voyageur has the advantage of being smaller and lighter. The shuttle box at each end have a leather strap to catch the shuttle without damaging it. The top and bottom batten are priced and can be ordered separately. Swinging Beater - Because of the shorter distance between the front breast beam and castle on a table loom, warp advances are required more frequently than on a floor loom. The flexibility of the company's looms can be further enhanced with a number of loom options that can be ordered on new looms or can be added to enhance the functionality of existing ones. While a balanced weave two shafts up and two down keeps the warp shed centered on the reed, the movement of 3 shafts in one direction tends to displace the upper and lower warp threads in that direction moving the shed itself up or down.
I was interested in doing the latter in order to save time. On the 4th treadle from the left, the attachment is offset from that treadle a little more, so that one does not throw hooks. Even though I know what you're saying about the end treadles, on my loom it is not linked to uneven sheds -- just thunder thigh muscles that match spinner calves. And, yes, the clips are holding the lamms as intended. I do love that loom.
They are much faster to thread and accomodate a wide range of yarns. The ability to easily remove the heddle support rods holding all the heddles from the metal shaft frame, lie them down on a table and comfortably adjust quantities on each, also makes it easier to transfer heddles between shafts without disassembling the loom or requiring the weaver to have 3 hands to do it while on the loom. This results in higher prices for the loom or less money being put into the materials used to make them affecting quality. Orders may also be placed by mail, fax or phone. I think a Baby Mac 20" is a compromise I can live with.
Storage Shelf. Rugweavers find the hard beating required to pack the weft is tiring and can cause physical strain on the weaver's wrist and arms reducing the time they can spend at the loom. In our ongoing effort to meet the Workshop Weaver's needs, Leclerc has expanded its family of Voyageur Looms to include a 12 and 16 shaft, 24" model. On The Agenda. We at Leclerc designed the Voyageur loom following demands for an 8s loom with front levers and easy portability. This results in higher prices for the loom or less money being put into the materials used to make them affecting quality. Technical specifications: Evaporated beechwood finished with a solution of waxes and vegetable oils.