This folding floor loom provides 36" (90 cm) of weaving width and the solid feel of full size floor looms. The Artisat Jack loom can be ordered in either 4 or 8 shafts (6 or 10 treadles) with or without Back-Hinge Treadles.
Kits are available to convert from 4 to 8 shafts and to add Back Hinge Treadles. The 4 shaft version can be ordered with the ability to be upgraded in the future to an 8 shaft or at a reduced non-upgrade-able price.
The Artisat is a perfect floor loom for those that want a wider weaving width but are limited in space. Its ability to fold allows it to be stored in a small area when not in use and it can be folded to take up only 46" x 14" of floor space. The loom can be folded with the warp in place after weaving has started.
The 4 shaft looms have 6 treadles and the 8 shaft has 10.
The treadling system of the Artisat has been improved to speed tie-up with pre-adjusted loop cables that eliminate adjustment time when setting up the loom to weave.
The Warp Beam is 1 7/8" (4 cm) in diameter and a second can be added for working with fibres of different elasticity. The warp beam can also be converted to support sectional warping.
The dimensions and ordering information for the two different version of the Artisat loom are listed below:
|Loom Version||4 Shaft||8 Shaft|
|Width||Weaving||36" (90 cm)||Overall Loom||46" (117 cm)|
|Depth||Open||32" (80 cm)||35" (89 cm)|
|Folded||14" (36 cm)||17" (43 cm)|
|Height||Loom||44" (112 cm)|
|Front Beam||30 3/4" (78 cm)|
|Weight||95 lb (43 kg)||135 lb (61 kg)|
Every Leclerc Artisat loom ordered from Camilla Valley Farm comes complete with the following extras to get you up and weaving immediately:
The basic Artisat loom can be customized to fit the weavers application with a number of options including a Double Warp Beam to allow independent tensioning of two different yarn types, a Sectional Warp Beam to speed up the warping process and Texsolv or Inserted Eye heddles depending upon the weavers preference.
Leclerc also offers a choice of loom benches to fit all weavers and maximize their comfort while weaving. All of these options can be added to your Artisat loom order or can be added to an existing loom at a later date.
|ARTISAT LOOM OPTIONS||ORDERING
(Instead of Wire)
|Double Warp Beam||6431-4000
|Sectional Warp Beam Kit
(Height can be set between 21 and 25")
(Height Adjustable between 21 and 26 3/4")
(23" High with open ends for storage)
Want to convert your Artisat loom to one with more shafts? Want to add Back Hinge Treadles? The following part numbers and prices identify the kit you will need to upgrade your Artisat loom. If your loom is very old, it's best to email or call us first to ensure the kit will work on your Artisat.
|IF YOU HAVE A:||AND WANT TO CONVERT TO:|
|Back Hinge Treadle
Jack - 8 Shaft
|4 Shaft Jack||1009-2836
|Call for Price|
|4 Shaft Jack
|Call for Price||Call for Price|
|8 Shaft Jack||1009-2936
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