David 2 - Louët
David is a compact eight harness loom that looks modest, but surpasses many large floor looms in functional quality. It is available in 70 cm (27 5/8′′) and 90 cm (35 3/8′′) weaving width.
Like a counter balance or jack loom it has a singular tie-up. The wide shed however gives the impression of a counter march: all harnesses that are not treadled down for the shed, are lifted by an ingenious spring system. The spring system also results in easy treadling: once the treadle is pushed down, the weight of your leg is sufficient to keep the shed open. The warp beam is held by a friction brake, enabling you to advance the fabric sitting at your loom.
David is made of lacquered beech and comes with the castle section assembled to ease the set-up of the loom. It has a built-in raddle and shelf and included are a stainless steel reed 40-10 (10 dpi), 800 Texsolv heddles (280 mm), tie-up and lease sticks, sixteen warp sticks and the friction brake for the warp beam
Availability:6 - 12 Weeks
A 20% advance payment is required when placing the order.
- David 70: 30kg
David 90: 35kg
- Weaving width
- David 70: 70 cm
David 90: 90 cm
- David 70: 87 x 85 x 127 cm (34 1/4” x 33 1/2” x 50”)
David 90: 107 x 85 x 127 cm (42” x 33 1/2” x 50”)
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