An Intimate Look At A Jano

This is a Leclerc Jano loom…

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I bought it a couple of weeks ago for $70.  Friends went and picked it up.  My wife brought it home two days ago when she returned from a working trip to their city.

It is still very sound, but badly in need of refurbishing; it should come back to fine working order.   The Jano was the first table loom that Leclerc marketed.  It came out during the depression and was designed to meet the need for home weaving machines when people could not afford larger floor models.   From the Jano came all later Leclerc table loom models.  This is just a record that I can use to stimulate my own recollection once the wood is stripped and refinished, and the metal is polished and painted…

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