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For Sale: Used Weaving and Spinning Equipment
038-15: January 22, 2015
Murphy four harness 54″ counterbalance loom for sale. Methow Valley, Washington. In good shape easy to weave on. Will fold to lean against the wall. $700. Pictures available on request. Contact by e-mail.
037-15: January 21, 2015
USED 36″ Leclerc “Fanny” 4 Harness Loom (folding type) Solid maple studio loom with 4-shaft counterbalance. Easy tie-up system. Loom can be folded even after weaving has started, and easily fits through a doorway when folded. The best model for rug-making with high tension on warp as well as for fancy thread because it keeps the tension equally on every warp thread. Fastest for production. (Sells new for $2755) Matching Leclerc bench (Sells new for approx. $475) Both pieces (loom and bench, both solid
maple) selling together. $1575 – Comes complete with bench. Excellent condition including all equipment and accessories, must pick up in Canmore, Alberta. Contact Sally by e-mail.
036-15: January 21, 2015
USED 15″ Leclerc “Dorothy” collapsible 4 Harness Loom (with table) Weaving width is 15 inches. (Sells new for $722) Matching Leclerc table with height of 25″ allows the weaver to use an ordinary chair to operate the loom. (Sells new for $225) Both pieces (loom and table, both solid maple) selling together.
$495 – Comes complete with table. Excellent condition including all equipment and accessories, must pick up in Canmore, Alberta. Contact Sally by e-mail.
035-15: January 21, 2015
22″ weaving width Harrisville Designs jack floor loom weaving width , 8 shafts, 10 treadles, with lamm to treadle chain clip tie-ups, very easy to attach. Both sectional and plain warp beams with brake drum and front brake release lever. Front and back of loom fold with warp on to 14″depth, making a narrow width for transporting. Overall width 28″. includes 800-1000 metal heddles and a 12 dent reed and removable top shelf, convenient for holding weaving tools.
Adjustable height office chair used as bench included if desired. Wood in great condition. Great little loom. Pics available. In Seattle. $875. Contact Ellie by e-mail.
034-15: January 19, 2015
Harrisville Floor Loom 22″ 4 Harness 6 Treadle with room for 8 Harnesses. I am moving studios and no longer have room for my Harrisville floor loom. The loom is in good condition, has 4 shafts and 6 treadles currently with potential for an 8 shaft set up if more harnesses were added. 22″ weaving width, metal heddles. Extras include a warping board, 12-dent reed, a boat shuttle, raddle, lease sticks, a few bobbins, and a stack of Handwoven magazines (if desired). If interested and would like to see it in person, please send me a message. $1000 OBO, located in Portland, Oregon. Please contact Jennifer by email .
033-15: January 19, 2015
LOOM FOR SALE: ALLEN FOLDING LOOM. Originally built in Milwaukie, Oregon, area by Arthur Allen. These were produced from the late 30’s through mid-50’s. Height 52” Width 58-1/4” Reed 50” Depth folded 14” Depth open approx. 36” 6 treadles Includes: Bench, 3 large shuttles, 2 lease sticks, Warping board. I have pictures of the loom and bench and also pictures from Popular Mechanics from March, 1951. $800. OBO. Located in South Seattle. Contact Lisa by e-mail.
030-15: January 15, 2015
Leclerc 11.75″ shuttle. $20.00. Sells new for $39.00. Leclerc 15″ shuttle $23.00. Sells new for $46.00. Take both for $40.00 plus postage. Located in Bend, Oregon. Contact Mary by e-mail.
029-15: January 15, 2015
Kessenich 46” 8 harness loom for sale. X-frame loom that fold for storage. Many reeds, shuttles, boat shuttles, and warping board included. $2600.00 for loom and extras. Located in Auburn, WA. Contact Krista by e-mail for a complete description and photos.
027-15: January 13, 2015
Leclerc Colonial 45″ eight harness loom and bench for sale. $800.00 for loom and bench. Article in Alberta. Contact Sharon by email.
026-15: January 13, 2015
4sale: LOUVET S-17 Spinning Wheel and LOUVET fine grade carding combs. Wheel: birch plywood/3 bobbins 180-250 gr. cap/ orifice:12.5 mm (1/2″),fly wheel 50 cm (20″)/single-belt bobbin drive w/adjustable flyer brake regulates tension/flexible belts are polyurethane:never have to be adjusted/bobbins have a sheave with three settings for three spinning speeds/maintenance-free ball bearings in main hub& footman connection: No lub required. Like new. $370 new. $200 cash-firm. Carding combs: fine grade 85 new. $45 firm. Contact by e-mail. Located in Bend, Oregon.
025-15: January 13, 2015
45″ J-Made 16-shaft computer loom for sale. My beautiful computer loom needs a new home. Solid walnut, 16-shaft, inserted eye heddles, double warp beam and custom raddle. Comes with computer and updated software. It’s running at the moment. Does not include any reeds, shuttles or bench. Pick-up only Victoria BC.
$1000 Contact Carole by e-mail.
022-15: January 10, 2015
Jack Loom for sale – 60”, 4 harness Nilus LeClerc with 3 x 60” and 2 x 45” reeds. New $3757. Asking $1000 OBO. Can be picked up on Saltspring Is or in Vancouver. Contact Antonia by e-mail or Ida Marie by e-mail.
021-15: January 10, 2015
59″ Glimakra Standard horizontal countermarche loom . 10S/10T beautiful Swedish pine loom in excellent and complete working condition, many extras. New texsolv kit, regular overhead beater, plus fly shuttle beater, and double warp beam. Has the hard-to-find wider 46″ bench. Includes six pristine stainless steel reeds (5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15), shaft holders, shaft pins, cloth protector, all heddle bars, lamms and treadles, rubber loom feet, 4 lease sticks, warp stick catcher, assembly and warping video, original instructions, 2000 heddles, 50 warping sticks (36 with loom, 24 with 2nd warp beam), counterbalance conversion kit. The fly shuttle beater comes with full beater except cap, not just the kit (so can be swapped out easily), as well as fly shuttle and 8 wooden pirns. This loom weaves like a dream, but need to downsize. $2700 without fly shuttle components and second warp/back beam components. $3600 for all. Located in Forest Grove, Oregon. Contact Linda by e-mail.
020-15: January 9, 2015
Ashford Drum Carder.Fibre preparation made easy- 2 ratios for control- adjustable drums for all fibres- lacquered and assembled- clamps and awl included- quick and easy to remove handle- cards up to 50gm fibre Card and blend fibres and colours quickly and efficiently.This new, improved model has two ratios for even more flexibility and control when carding and blending. Use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt. Adjustable drum clearance – allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre. All nylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn. The card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life. The carder is strong and robust with the body made from Silver Beech hardwood. The carder has rubber feet to prevent it slipping. Card 50gm (2oz) batt quickly and efficiently. It comes assembled and lacquered ready to use. OptionsFine – 72 point for finer wools & exotic fibres.Coarse – 36 point for stronger wools or fibre with more vegetable matter to remove. specificationsBatt size 60 x 20cm (24 x 8ins). Makes up to a 50gm (2oz) batt. Weight only 5kg (11lb). We used this carder for a short time, it doesn’t show much wear if any. A good deal for anyone needing a carder $350.00 OBO. Located in Woodburn, Oregon. Contact Don by email.
019-15: January 9, 2015
Babe Fiberstarter Spinning Wheel. This is the original contemporary spinning wheel (machine) made with furniture PVC, weighing only a little over 7 1/2 pounds. Comes as a complete kit with lazy kate (for plying). It is very light weight, easy to carry, very portable and easy to pack in a suitcase. This is a great, inexpensive spinning wheel to start with. Yes, it is made of PVC plastic pipe but it works very well. Wheel diameter: 17 3/4″. Orifice: 3/8″. Ball bearings. This is a very easy wheel to use, when first learning. It is very lightweight and can be used outside without any harm coming to it. The drive band is missing, it would cost $10.00 to $20.00 for a new one. $150.00 OBO. Located in Woodburn, Oregon. Contact Don by email.
018-15: January 9, 2015
Leclerc Tension Box. The magic of sectional warping is the box. Thread each end over and under the hardwood posts and through the combs for an even warp. Leclerc’s tension box fits onto the back beam of almost any loom and comes with a pair of 12 dent combs. $100.00 or best offer. Located in Woodburn, Oregon. Contact Don by email.
017-15: January 9, 2015
Leclerc 40 Spool Rack w/39 spools. Line up your spools on Leclerc spool rack and you’ll be ready to warp. The center post lifts and turns for easy loading and unloading, then locks into place for warping. Feet remove for flat storage. Holds 40 spools. Approx. dimensions 21″ x 37″ x 15″. Included is 39 plastic spools. $150.00 or best offer. Located in Woodburn, Oregon. Contact by email.
016-15: January 9, 2015
36″ Leclerc Nilus 4 Harness Floor Loom I have been using this loom for the past 7 years and love it. I’m moving and need to downsize my weaving looms. This loom is 4 shaft, 6 treadle loom that is with very sturdy construction. You can weave rugs or very fine cloth on this loom with no problem. I added a 1″ sectional warping beam to this loom last year since I was weaving a lot of cloth last year. I also added a counter to keep track of the yarn warped on the back beam. This loom is a joy to weave on. Also included is a loom bench, I picked the bench from somebody but it fits the loom, it has storage and is very sturdy. There are 200 insert eye heddles on each shaft, newly installed within the past 6 months. Price$750.00 or best offer. Located in Woodburn, Oregon. Contact Don by email.
015-15: January 9, 2015
For Sale beautiful 45” LeClerc, 4 shaft loom. Includes handmade bench with storage under seat, 1” sectional beam, spool rack and LeClerc tension box. Also includes two reeds. From a non-smoking but pet friendly home. Only reason I’m selling is I’m moving from a 3 bedroom house to a 1 bedroom suite and something has to go. Asking just $500.00 for the whole package – currently located in Burns Lake BC but will be moved to Prince George on the 18th of the month. Will consider trading for the right spinning wheel. Contact Darlene by e-mail.
013-15: January 5, 2015
Kumihomo Stand – Hand-turned maple Marudai (round-topped) stand for making Japanese silk thread braids. Like-new condition. Size: 11” diameter top; 24” work height; 25” total height. Accessories and book included: weights, spools, Kumihimo instruction book – “Japanese Silk Braiding Techniques” by Catherine Martin, and class notes and handouts. Barely used. Picture available. Located in Vancouver, Washington. Payment: cash only. Price: $60.00 Contact Vicki by email.
010-15: January 5, 2015
Glimakra Wood Umbrella Swift – 100” circumference. Clamps to work table. Barely used. Available in Vancouver, Washington. Payment: cash only. Picture available. Price: $40. Contact Vicki by email.
007-15: January 3, 2015
Sectional beam for a macomber-40 inch weaving and 45 overall loom width. $100.00. Never been used and is still in the packing crate. Located in The Dalles, Oregon. Contact Kay by e-mail.
005-15: January 3, 2015
Woolhouse Gertrude 16Shaft, 18Treadle, 58”weaveable width, CounterMarch floor loom. Comes with a 20+ tie-up Assembly so no need to climb under the loom just sit at the back and peg the tie-up. Comes with 1 reed, 4 lease sticks, long heddle hook & Reed hook. Cardboard or warp sticks included. Texsolv heddles and cords. Located in Lumby, B.C. Price$5,000.00. Can dismantle and transport to US border. Second owner completing 3 blankets at moment, have woven 6” scarves to full width all easily done, Contact Louise by e-mail. Pictures available.
004-15: January 3, 2015
Spinning Wheel for Sale: Portable Majacraft Little Gem II with double treadles, padded carry bag, 3 bobbins, lazy kate and niddy-noddy in like new condition. $750. Pick up in Clinton, Washington on Whidbey Island north of Seattle. Contact Joanne by e-mail.
003-15: January 3, 2015
27″ Leclerc Fanny CB – I found this in a barn. I painstakingly stripped everything down, sanded it, oiled it, repaired and replaced what needed to be replaced. Brand new aprons, new heddles, and new brake mechanism. This is such a great loom. It’s as compact as a table loom, but is a fully functional floor loom, not a table loom on a stand. I seriously love this loom. Comes with brand new 10 dent stainless steel reed. Asking $450 Located Galiano Island, BC please contact Lisa by e-mail.
002-15: January 3, 2015
60″ Leclerc Fanny CB – this was a new old stock loom that I got for a total bargain at a sale. It had never been out of the box. I believe it’s from the 80s. I’ve set it up and woven some wonderful items on it. It’s perfect. Needs nothing. Has 1000 heddles I believe. No shed regulator, as this is the Fanny I not the Fanny II. Comes with 12 dent carbon steel reed. Asking $500 Located Galiano Island, BC Please contact Lisa by e-mail.
001-15: January 3, 2015
PAYTON 52″ Folding Loom with Sectional Warping Beam. Heavy Birdseye Maple, Counterbalance 4 shaft, 6 treadle, 43″ weaving width. Metal pawl & teeth on BOTH front and back hexagonal warping beams. Beams are 10″ circumference, front beam has heavy canvas & grommet cloth apron, yardage counter, and a custom made tool box runs entire width of castle. Metal heddles in excellent shape, 12 dent reed. Folds to 13″ footprint (21″ at mid-height) front to back. Measures 39″ depth & 48″H when folded out. Located in Beaverton, Oregon. $600/obo. https://flic.kr/s/aHsk78oGWL Contact Lisa by e-mail.
310-14: December 22, 2014
Gilmore 40″ solid maple floor loom, Jack style, 4 harnesses, 6 treadles, size 10 reed, stainless steel heddles. Hand-crafted wooden shuttle holder attaches to side of loom. Dimensions: L 48″, W 34″, H 38″. Good condition. Picture available on request. Pick-up only. $600/OBO Location: Vancouver, BC. Contact Joanne by e-mail.
308-14: December 13, 2014
Sectional Weaving Equipment: Schacht Yardage Counter & Spools Schacht yardage counter is the free-standing counter with an extra large wheel for handling heavier yarns, comes with a clamp for securing it to a bench or table top and measures up to 9999 yards. Retail price is $193. 50 4” cardboard spools that fit most sectional warping racks. Retail price is $1.90 per spool. Price for all is $145. All are in like-new condition and rarely used. I am located in SE Portland, Oregon and can email photos to any interested parties. Donna by e-mail.
307-14: December 13, 2014:
Harris Designs 36″ Floor Loom for sale. Excellent condition. Model T36. 4 harness, 4 treadle loom. All new cables, cords, and apron ribbons. Hardwood maple reconditioned Fall 2013 per Harrisville instructions. Folds compactly for storage with or withou warp on loom. Includes tool tray, 12 dent reed, pair of lease sticks, 650+ metal heddles, and manual. Floor dimensions 42″ x 32″; folds to 42″ x 13″. $550. Located in Anacortes, WA. Contact Jean by e-mail.
305-14: December 10, 2014
GILMORE 40” solid maple floor loom, Jack style, 8 harnesses, 12 treadles, sectional back beam, 5 stainless steel reeds (6, 8, 10, 12, 15), both stainless steel and wire heddles, bench with ample storage drawer, lease sticks, warping board. Dimensions: 48” x 38” x 36”; easily can remove back beam to fit loom through 30” door. Bench has slight angle to optimize weaving ergonomics. Ideal for weaving tapestries, rugs, or fine fabric. Includes 50 lbs (at $7 per lb, enough to fill two large galvanized cans) of English rug and tapestry mill end wool, rainbow of colors. $2950.00 /OBO. Location: Sherwood, Oregon. Contact Cyd by e-mail.
304-14:December 8, 2014
Gilmore four harness loom, 40 inch weaving width, with bench, three reeds and raddle. Excellent condition $995. Picture available on request. Moscow, ID. Cannot ship. Contact e-mail.
303-14: December 8, 2014
Nilus LeClerc Dorothy 24″ 4-shaft table loom with treadle stand. Orignal owner, excellent condition. Comes with 12 dent reed, 600 heddles, boat shuttle, reed and heddle hook, lease sticks, warp rods, “Warp and Weave” book plus two additional weaving books. This loom sells new for $1290. Offered at $400 o.b.o. Kelowna BC. Please contact Lynda at email.
302-14: December 8, 2014
54″ LeClerc 4-harness jack loom, excellent condition. Also included are some books, shuttles, and warping board. In Mansfield, WA. Offering this loom for a friend who has no e-mail. Weaver has too many looms and must sell! $500. Email.
301-14: December 5, 2014
Mint Obadiah Tharp Great Wheel – destashing collection and have Sarah model, deluxe version, including two skeiners. Includes accelerator head with multiple grooves with different diameters to give the spinner different ratios. Fully reversible, so righ- and left-handed spinners can use it with equal comfort. Two nice grooves in the drive wheel and does not easily throw the drive band. Head is removable via a little metal key that one can turn to add tension to the post and keep the head from turning during spinning. The spindle and flange are large and can hold a significant amount of yarn. Includes original letter from first owner with provenance details. Email Gehl for pictures and details. $3000. Portland, OR local pickup only.
300-14: December 3, 2014
Gilmakra Ideal Loom for Sale. 100cm. Excellent condition. 4 harnesses. Texsolv heddles. $1500. Located on Salt Spring Island, B.C. Contact Dona at email.
296-14:December 3, 2014
Schacht Matchless Double treadle spinning wheel, excellent condition, original owner. Price is $850 which includes tensioned lazy kate, fleece, Alden Amos spinning book, and other extras. Prefer pickup in Kirkland, Wa. Email Gail.
292-14:November 27, 2014
Bergman 42″ folding countermarch, 4 shaft, string heddles, Texsolv tieups. Very good condition. Located in Astoria, OR area. Asking $400. Contact Jill at Email.
291-14: November 24, 2014
Bergman 59″ Floor Loom, 6 Harness, 14 Treadles. Folds front and back, solid Maple, Bergman Bench w/ storage in seat & ends. 6 Shuttles and other accessories. Located in Edmonds, WA. Contact Gretchen by email.
289-14: November 24, 2014
Schacht 36″ 4-harness. Very nice condition. Custom high castle with LED light strip, custom wood front beam tray, 12 dent reed, 2 shuttles, steel heddles, large warp board. Located in Veneta, OR (15 minutes west of Eugene) Asking $700. Contact Mary Kaye by e-mail.
284-14: November 22, 2014
Walnut Schacht Baby Wolf. 8 shaft with choice of either a 12 or 10 epi stainless reed. Stroller, matching Wolf Trap, Height extender kit ( standard height kit included ), Jazz bands for even shaft return when weaving Summer, Winter Etc. Located in the Astoria, Oregon area. Asking $1800. Contact Jill by email.
Fiber and Fiber Animals
031-15: January 15, 2015
Various cones of 100% rayon chenille. 1450 ypp. Set 12-18. Retail $22.99. Selling for $11/ lb. Pale light green 2 1/4 lb. $24.75, Pale light green 1 3/4 lb. $19.25, Pale light green 2lb. $22.00. (All greens are slightly different shades.) Light beige 2 lb. $22.00. Take all for $75.00 plus postage. Located in Bend, Oregon. Contact Mary by E-mail.
294-14:November 27, 2014
Fine-fleeced Shetland Sheep fiber pets and registered breeding stock. Available: 1) 2014 polled fawn katmoget ram lamb with stunning conformation and superfine, super-crimpy fleece and nice personality, $300. 2) Proven 2010 black gulmoget eve, petite and typey, $300. 3) Fiber wethers in white, moorit and light grey, gorgeous fleeces all, two of the friendly, $150 each. My fleeces ususally sell out before shearing. Some of my 2015 fleeces are already reserved, but some are still available; $16-20/lb. Coated and well skirted. Located near Amity, OR. Contact Michelle at e-mail.
Miscellaneous Fiber Arts Products
039-15: January 26, 2015
Weaving books for sale, all located in Clinton, Washington. Local pickup or buyer pays shipping. Ikat: An Introduction by Ritch and Wada $30. Double Two-Tie Unit Double Two-Weaves by Barrett and Smith, signed by Clotilde Barrett $40. Peter Collingwood: His Weaves and Weaving by Collingwood, signed by Peter Collingwood $50. Weaving on Paper or Draw-Down Made Easy by offman $25. More Than Four by Laughlin, signed by Mary Elizabeth Laughlin $20. Learn to Weave with Debbie Redding by Debbie Redding/Deborah Chandler $15. Please write me with any questions. Contact Joanne by e-mail.
028-15: January 13, 2015
Weaving books and older Handwoven magazines for sale. Please contact Sharon by email for list and prices.
024-15: January 10, 2015
Ciba dyes (approx. 1 litre bottles) all have been opened but dye still powdery, no clumps
– Black 1/3 bottle $15
– Violet? 3/4” $3
– Red – 2/3 bottle $25
– Yellow – ½ “ $15
– Brilliant Blue – ½ bottle $25
– Green – 2/3 bottle $25
– Khaki – 2/3 “ $25
– Brown – 1 cup $10
– Purple Brown – 1 ½ cup $15
– smaller amounts of various other colours $10 for all
Can be picked up on Saltspring or in Vancouver. Contact Antonia by e-mail or Ida Marie by e-mail.
308-14: December 13, 2014
For Sale….Books. Anatolian Knitting Designs, Sivas Stocking Patterns Collected in an Istanbul Shantytown, by Betsy Harrell. Paper back, 1981. New Condition. With colored pictures. $35. Alymara Weavings, Ceremonial Textiles of Colonial and 10th Century Bolivia by Laurie Adelson and Arthur Tracht. Paper back, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1983. New Condition. With colored pictures. $35. Located in Anacortes, Wa. Contact Jo-email.
296-14: November 30, 2014
Falcot’s Weave Compendium [originally published 1852]: A Source Book for Textile Designers and Weavers. Translated by Anne Satow, edited and introduced by Ann Sutton, published 1990. Location: Port Townsend, WA. Condition:Unused. Asking $50 + $5 shipping. Contact Marjorie via Pat by Email.
Wanted to Buy or Trade:
Fiber Arts-related Equipment or Servic
032-15: January 15, 2015
Wanted. Fireside Cantilever Tapestry Loom (24″ Weaving Width) (I’m interested in finding a 24″ FIRESIDE Cantilever Loom – but possibly interested in other sizes of 36” and 48″) Do you have one you are not using and want to sell? Do you know someone that has one that they are selling? If so – please contact me with the details. I’m located in Wisconsin, but am willing to travel anywhere in the United States (I have a husband that loves to drive) for pick up or pay shipping fees. Contact Dawn by e-mail.
015-15: January 9, 2015
WANTED triangle loom adjustable. Contact Teri by e-mail.
306-14: December 12, 2014
WANTED: in search of a used small floor loom, 4 Harness, 4-6 T. Preferrably Harrisville 22/4 (A6), 22″, or a Baby MAC – Macomber, or similar floor loom in a 18″ to 24″ width. I would rather not have just a direct tie up so 6 treadles preferred. Contact Judy by E-mail.