Table looms

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Project: Table looms
Loom1.jpg
Designer: Dan Schmidt
Date: 2016
Tools: Wrenches
Parts: Frames, Nuts, Bolts, Plates, End caps, Axial bearings, Keyed shafts
Techniques: Tri joints

Introduction

A loom is a device used to weave cloth and tapestry. The basic purpose of any loom is to hold the warp threads under tension to facilitate the interweaving of the weft threads. The precise shape of the loom and its mechanics may vary, but the basic function is the same.

Challenges

Approaches

Weave clothing, satchels and sacks, straps, cords, and even defensive devices (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linothorax#University_of_Wisconsin-Green_Bay:_Linothorax_Project ​ )

To draw

  • Heddle
  • Shuttle

Development targets

References