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A Little Loom Repair

Floor looms are pretty tough pieces of equipment.  Discounting the occational tree crashing through your roof or putting your loom out in the weather, they generally withstand years and years of use with almost no repairs needed.  A metal heddle can get bent as you are threading the warp or the treadle tie-up may get dislodged or fray and break but generally not much more than that.  A regular dusting and some oil on the moving parts is pretty much it. Late Saturday afternoon I was happily weaving on my Louet computer controlled loom when there was a snap and the treadle came loose from the controls.  The harnesses fell into their lower position and all weaving stopped.  I looked...

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