Two Beams.
It's beginning to come back to me - how much extra work and how fiddly working with two warp layers is. :)
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Fly Shuttles.
Recently someone asked about shuttles, and when an end delivery (or end feed) shuttle should be used.
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A Reason to Sample
A sample can save a lot of time and effort - not to mention money!
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Soap/detergent
Use warm water
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Workshop in a Box
A bit of information about *who* the Box is for.....
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Vadmal Adventures in Norway and Sweden
Vadmal is a most interesting fabric.....!
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Magic in the Water
Breaking news!
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Travels in Sweden
Here is a report of my trip to Sweden in April, 2001
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Bad Sheds
Having a problem with bad sheds on a jack action loom?
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Weak Yarns
Some yarns are "weaker" than others and need special handling.
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Web Resources
If you are looking for information, there are a number of web sites with a wealth of information.
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Wet finishing
When you cut your web from the loom you aren't quite "finished" yet!
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Tension
Beaming with tension
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Knots
Never use a knot when a bow will do!
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Sectional Beaming....
When using a sectional beam, it is possible to beam directly from a cone, if you have enough cones. For my AVL tension box, Doug made additional tensioning bars to add more tension when beaming from the top of a cone or tube.
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Last Updated: 27 November 2010