Brooklyn Four Shaft Table Loom
Ashford's Brooklyn Four Shaft Loom is gorgeous! This loom has been designed to be an economic stepping-stone for rigid heddle weavers and all other new weavers who are ready to expand their weaving skills and explore the wonderful world of multi-shaft weaving. It makes weaving multi-shaft patterns simple and easy!The Brooklyn Four Shaft Loom provides new and experienced weavers with all the features they need to weave amazing fabric!
The 40cm (16") weaving width is one of the most popular weaving widths and the Brooklyn Four Shaft Loom has a large beam to beam depth of 73cm (28 1⁄2") the same as all Ashford table looms. It has a smooth, quiet overhead beater with auto bounce-back for even beating at the fell as well as a generous rising shed, smooth action levers for light and easy pattern changes, texsolv cord lifts shafts evenly from both sides through frictionless nylon loom cord guides, and allows easy shaft height adjustment.
A total of 320 Texsolv 22cm (8 1⁄2") heddles are supplied giving 80 heddles per shaft, enough for a balanced 20epi weave over the full width. The loom includes a stainless steel 10dpi reed, a beater that will accept over width reeds and can be locked for warping, strong 40 teeth nylon ratchets, handles and clicker pawls allow comfortable warp tension and control, rubber feet to keep your loom from moving when weaving.
The kit includes 2 shuttles, 5 cross/warp sticks, 10 cardboard warp separating sticks, threading hook and a full step-by-step color assembly, warping and weaving instruction booklet. The Brooklyn Four Shaft Loom is made using strong beech hardwood with ply sides that combine to make a robust, light and easy to move table loom. It's easy to assemble and you can choose to leave the loom natural or finish with Ashford Finishing Wax Polish, oil, lacquer or decorate to your preference.
Ashford equipment that we do not keep in-stock in-shop ships to the Wild Hand shop for Local Pick-up (FREE) or directly to your home for a flat Ashford Shipping rate determined based on your location and order size. Shipping usually takes 1-2 weeks from the time the order is fulfilled. Not all Ashford products are in-stock at all times; you may contact the shop for the most up-to-date estimated shipping date before placing your order and/or we will contact you after you place your order to confirm the ship date based on Ashford's most up-to-date information. If you order other non-Ashford items in the same order those will ship (or be available for pick-up) separately and on our usual shipping schedule.
Founded in 1934, Ashford Handicrafts is a New Zealand-based manufacturer of high quality spinning wheels, weaving looms, and textile equipment. Ashford uses only the finest native New Zealand Silver Beech hardwood sourced from sustainably-managed forests with Forest Stewardship Council approval. Ashford has produced over 800,000 wheels and looms over the past 85 years!