Raddles & Temples

Camilla Valley Farm stocks a wide range of both of these handy weaving tools to meet every weaver's requirements.


Temples

Also referred to as "Stretchers", Temples are handy tools to help the weaver maintain the warp width as sleyed in the reed and prevent narrowing of the woven cloth.

Each end of the temple has a row of sharp pins that grip the woven fabric at a point between the reed and the loom breast beam. They are constructed using two pieces of metal or wood which can be adjusted to the required width and will pivot to allow them to be easily installed and removed as the fabric is advanced.

Leclerc Temples

Leclerc temples (pictured left) are constructed of a traditional design using hardwood and have a set of horizontal pins that will not damage the shuttle race of jack looms. The company makes 6 sizes that cover fabric widths from 11 to 120 inches.

TYPE ITEM # DESCRIPTION PRICE
LECLERC 6146-1000 #1 Temple
11 to 16 inches (28-40 cm)
$48.00
6146-2000 #2 Temple
16 to 22 inches (40-56 cm)
$51.00
6146-3000 #3 Temple
23 to 38 inches (58-96 cm)
$58.00
6146-5000 #5 Temple
36 to 60 inches (90-152 cm)
$73.00
6146-6000 #6 Temple
56 to 100 inches (142-250 cm)
$105.00
6146-8000 #8 Temple
76 to 120 inches (190-300 cm)
$125.00



Toika Temples

Toika temples (pictured left) from Finland are made of metal and have pins that extend on a more aggressive 45 degree angle. Each of the seven different sizes is a painted a different bright colour.


TOIKA TEMPLE-03 Small Red
12 to 18 inches (30 to 46 cm)
$44.95
TEMPLE-04 Pink
16 to 24 inches (40 to 61 cm)
$49.95
TEMPLE-05 Blue
20 to 28 inches (51 to 71 cm)
$54.95
TEMPLE-06 Green
24 to 37 inches (61 to 94 cm)
$57.95
TEMPLE-07 Yellow
28 to 41 inches (71 to 104 cm)
$59.95
TEMPLE-08 Orange
32 to 51 inches (81 to 130 cm)
$61.95
TEMPLE-09 Large Red
35 to 59 inches (89 to 150 cm)
$62.95



Raddles

Raddles are used to assist the weaver when warping the loom from "back to front". They make it easier to spread the warp when beaming.

Leclerc raddles are made with strong hardwood handles embedded with 2 5/8 inch corrosion resistant metal pins spaced 1/2 inches apart (i.e. 2 dents per inch). The raddles have an open top and are designed to allow them to be held in place using the reed holder assembly of the Leclerc loom. There are 6 raddles sizes designed to match the most common Leclerc loom weaving widths.

Note that only the 36", 45" and 60" Raddles come with the metal clamps shown in the picture.

ITEM # DESCRIPTION PRICE
6258-1000 Leclerc Raddle #1
15 3/4 inches (40 cm)

(for 15 3/4" Voyageur or Dorothy)
$29.00
6258-2000 Leclerc Raddle #2
22 inches (56 cm)

(for 22" Meco)
$33.25
6258-9001 Leclerc Raddle #3
24 inches (60 cm)

(for the Compact)
$48.00
6258-9002 Leclerc Raddle #4
24 inches (60 cm)

(for 24" Voyageur or Dorothy)
$48.00
6258-4000 Leclerc Raddle #5
36 inches (90 cm)
$53.50
6258-5000 Leclerc Raddle #6
45 inches (115 cm)
$65.00
6258-6000 Leclerc Raddle #7
60 inches (150 cm)
$80.00



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Last Updated: Thursday April 11th, 2013