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« on: March 17, 2010 02:00:22 PM »

After long time of silence, I'm back with a new fantastic handmade object: an Handmade Medieval Loom.

It's a very simple loom, with no shuttle, but very easy to build and very funny to use.
here's the pictures show!

The loom



The first warp ( I started with more or less twenty lines, I guess that this loom can hold up to 50)



Detail of the cord heddle (whole Hand-knotted, and I think to add a lot of new cords)



First weaving test



Becoming confident



Me at work  Tongue



C&C are Welcome!

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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2010 02:04:30 PM »

Very nice.  Does it fold up when not in use?  It looks very simple to operate as well.
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2010 04:59:52 PM »

no, it doesn't.
But it's very practical and not so difficult to use.

I'll try it for a bit, and then I'll post some improvements I'm heading of.

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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2010 07:05:41 PM »

Very nicely done!

I like the string heddle and the frame. This is a wonderful example of how the artist can build the tools they need.

I am inspired.

Have a good day!
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