Flying-Shuttle

On Saturday I was given a shuttle that is suitable for using with a hand-powered flying-shuttle box.  I was thrilled.  My mentor had no use for it any longer and gifted it to me over brunch.  Distinguished primarily by its metal ends it is designed to be robust with the metal ends both adding weight as well as protecting the wood when it is both launched and lands.  The metal ends were rough.  Two days ago I decided to smooth them and polish the entire loom…

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