Whether you use a Warping Board, Warping Paddle, Warping Mill or need components to do Sectional Warping, Camilla Valley Farm Weavers' Supply carries a broad range of quality warping tools and accessories from Leclerc to make your job easier.
Leclerc Warping Mills are the fastest way of making chained warps with a variation of threads and colours. The cross sections that hold the pegs may be adjusted up or down depending on the warp length. The Warping Mills spin effortlessly on nylon slip rings allowing the weaver to quickly wind long warps. When the mills are not in use, the cross sections and pegs can be removed so that the mill folds to occupy a very limited space. (Note: Click on the pictures to see larger versions.)
The Table Model (shown at right) gives 2 yards (1.8 metres) per rotation and can warp up to 22 yards long. (Height: 38 inches (96 cm), Width: 26 & 1/4 inches (67 cm).
The Floor Model (shown at left) gives 4 yards (3.7 metres) per rotation and can warp up to 50 yards. (Height: 68 inches (173 cm), Width: 59 inches (150 cm).
|6340-2000||Table Warping Mill||$262.00|
|6340-4000||Floor Warping Mill||$690.00|
These warping boards are sturdily constructed out of Maple hardwood and are easily knocked down for storage. They can be used flat on a table or hung on a wall. The pegs are strong and are well recessed in the frame to prevent bending but can be easily removed to remove a tightly wound warp. (Note: Click on the picture to see a larger version.)
|6345-0000||Small Warping Board||22 inches
|6345-1000||Medium Warping Board||22 inches
|6345-5000||Large Warping Board||22 inches
Note: As well as being a very flexible Inkle loom, the Leclerc Cendrel Loom can also be used as a tabletop warping board and is an alternative to those weavers looking for a multi-functional piece of weaving equipment.
These provide 2 pegs and a clamp for the side of the table and are used to make warps using the table width. A pair of Warping Pegs are provided. (Note: Click on the picture to see a larger version.)
|6346-1319||Pair of Warping Pegs||$19.50|
To reduce the time involved in creating a warp and the threading it on, sectional warp beams allow direct warping onto the loom from spools or small bobbins. It is especially appreciated by the weaver who has no helper because it can be beamed easily by one person without help.
The Leclerc system consists of 4 rake-like pieces that are attached to the plain beam on the loom or to the double warp beam (see picture below). It allows beaming 1" (25 mm) or 2" (50 mm) wide at a time and requires a number of spools according to the sett of warp ends.
Note that additional metal Sectional Beam Brackets can be purchased to convert all or part of a rake from 2 inch to 1 inch spacing.
|Dorothy||5 inches (12.5 cm)|
|Compact||15 inches (38 cm)|
|Artisat & Inca||16 inches (40 cm)|
|Fanny, Mira, Nilus, Nilus II, Colonial I, Kebec, Nilart||19 inches (48 cm)|
|Loom Width||1" (25mm) Sections||2" (50mm) Sections|
|Part Number||Price||Part Number||Price|
|22 inches||6443-2000||$246.00 CDN||-||-|
On the 24" Dorothy or Voyageur table looms, the cramps are fixed directly on the warp beam requiring the purchase of a special sectional beam as shown below.
|Part Number||Loom Width Version||Price|
This kit provides the components needed to add warp capacity to standard Leclerc Sectional Warp Beam to one that provides 1 Yard (48 cm) per turn. The components in the kit raises the 4 Sectional Warp rakes off the warp beam to create a Sectional Beam with a larger larger diameter to increase its capacity.
Each kit contains a set of Maple hardwood dowel extenders that are inserted between the warp beam and the sectional rakes. On some of the wider looms, wooden blocks are also provided to support the sectional rakes between the dowels.
|Part Number||Loom Width||Pieces in Kit||Price|
|16 Extenders + 12 Blocks||$102.00|
|24 Extenders + 20 Blocks||$134.00|
|32 Extenders + 28 Blocks||$155.00|
These heavy metal brackets are used to repair broken brackets on Leclerc Sectional Beam rakes or convert a rake beam with 2 inch spacing to 1 inch spacing. They brackets are tapped into place using a hammer and a block of wood.
|ITEM #||DESCRIPTION||PRICE (each)|
|88800-0063||Sectional Beam Brackets (each)||$1.50|
Used with the Sectional Warp Beam, this Tension Box is adjustable to fit any LeClerc Floor Loom. It provides a uniform adjustable tension on all warp ends as they are wound from the spool rack to the loom. Two open combs allow easy threading and help guide threads into the proper section. A wire guard locks in place over each comb to keep the threads from coming out. The tension box comes with a pair of 12 threads/inch (4.8/cm) combs but other sets may also be ordered below.
The Tension box has been recently updated with 4 rollers for better tension control and a unique locking mechanism to allow it to be quickly attached to and removed from the loom's warp beam. A round knob at one end can be turned to open and close the padded "jaws" on the bottom that clamp to the warp beam.
The Tension Box can also be used with the counter below when winding bobbins to hold the threads and to measure the length wound on in yards or meters.
Mounted on the Tension box (shown above), this Counter measures the length of the warp to ensure that all sections are the same length. The wood bracket attaches to the tension box with two screws (included) and the actual counter mechanism can be easily removed from the tension box and/or adjusted by simply loosening the wing nut shown.
|6160-6000||Standard Counter (measures in Yards)||$110.00|
|6160-8000||Metric Counter (measures in Metres)||$110.00|
This extension, with one comb close to your warp, gives you better control on the width of the yarn section (1" or 2") so the guides are not needed. Height of Comb is adjustable. Good for sectional warp beam with or without extension. (Note: Click on the picture to see a larger version.)
|1042-0000||Tension Box Extension||$62.00|
These are useful for long warps and are placed in each section every 5 to 10 yards (meters) to prevent uneven build-up of threads and to keep uniform tension in the warp. They all have to be placed in the same turn. (Note: Click on the picture to see a larger version.)
|Part Number||Description||Price (per 100)|
|6165-1000||1 inch (25 mm) dividers||$22.50|
|6165-1000||2 inch (50 mm) dividers||$30.00|
A Set of 8 extenders that fit on the steel divisions for each section of the sectional warp beam. They prevent the warp ends from going into other sections or from staying on top of the divisions. When the section is filled, these are simply transfered to the next section.
|6166-1000||Warp Beam Guides (set of 8)||$17.25|
Two of these combs are mounted in the tension box to keep the yarn separate coming in from the bobbins and going out to the loom. These are made of stainless steel for durability and rust prevention. Combs are available in 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 18, 20 and 25 dents/inch sizes. Please indicate the size in your order.
|Part Number||Description||Price (per comb)|
|6260-0000||Tension Box Comb||$6.75|
The Leclerc Warping Paddle is used for warping with more than 4 ends (up to twenty threads) at once onto your warping board or warping mill (reel). The cross is made easily by sliding the yarn up and down in the slot.
The paddle base is made out of Maple hardwood and the handle is designed to fit the weaver's hand for greater comfort unlike other paddles whose handles are just made from squared wood. In addition, the Leclerc's larger slots and eyes (6 per inch) can handle thick and textured yarns. The overall dimensions of the warping paddle are 4 inches wide and 8 inches tall with the upper section constructed of styrene (nylon) for durability and to provide a low friction surface for the yarn to make contact. (Note: Click on the picture to see a larger version.)
Some good books that explain how to use a warping paddle are Winding a Warp and Using a Paddle - Peggy Osterkamp's New Guide to Weaving and Leslie Voiers' Winding Multi-Colored Warps with a Warping Paddle.
These multi-functional "helpers" are like a second hand for a weaver! Used as a harness stabilizer and a support for the lease sticks and raddle, these threading helpers hold the cross at a convenient height during the threading process. Like the Shaft Stabilizer, they can also be used to lock the harnesses in place and can be used behind the loom.
Made out of hardwood, these can be used in a variety of configurations. These are used in pairs and two Threading Helpers are included. (Click picture below to enlarge)
|6147-4000||Threading Helpers (Set of 2)||$41.00|
This handy device is used to lock the shafts of a Leclerc loom together to keep them from moving while the loom is being threaded. They are of most use with a counterbalance design. (Click picture below to enlarge)
Made out of hardwood, a single Shaft Stabilizer is all that is normally required.
|Part Number||Description||Price (Each)|
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