AVL Loom for Sale
60” wide, 16 shaft AVL dobby, fly shuttle loom. This is the loom on which Catharine Ellis did all of her initial testing and weaving of woven shibori. She is ready to work on a smaller scale.
Automatic advance system
Sectional beam (some pegs currently missing but they are available to be re-inserted)
Track and mount system
Air powered harness lift
Selvedge warp rollers
Three 60” reeds (10, 12, 20 epi)
Two AVL fly shuttles and a dozen (or so) bobbins
Air Compressor and hoses
Double box fly shuttle, currently air powered. This can be configured for manual fly shuttle (parts included). Fly shuttle can be removed, and loom can be used with a hand-thrown shuttle.
COMPU-DOBBY IS NOT INCLUDED.
This loom is available for a suggested donation $1500 (or best offer) to Local Cloth
Buyer must come to Catharine’s studio and dismantle the loom. Catharine and her husband are willing to transport the loom in a truck within 50 mil
Community Dye Studio
207 Coxe Ave, #11Asheville, NC 28801
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