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6 Dent Reed

It’s a reed for big braids.  45″.  I needed to order both a reed and yarn for this next project.  The Leclerc reed came first.  The yarn?  Perhaps next month.  Leclerc are people with whom it is so easy to deal.  Send an email of what you want and where it is being sent.  They send you and invoice with a PayPal link.  You pay.  They send.  And the items are always very well packaged.  Usual shipping time is within a day.  While I wait to order my heavy cotton I’ll load up my warp board… tomorrow… and start something new… not sure what…  I’ll decide tomorrow after I get up…

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Leclerc Dorothy Table Loom Modification

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Pictured below is a modification made to a Leclerc Dorothy table loom.  By attaching these levers to the castle of the loom the harnesses become much easier to operate.  After transportation the harness connectors need to be straightened out.  If the operator allows the levers to simply slap roughly back into place these strings will jump out of their rollers as well…

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And in operation…