Inkle Loom

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Project by PaBull posted 12-28-2011 07:04 AM 6461 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Quite a few members of our family got into weaving. So restoring an antique floor weaving loom was the first project. Here is the second. These are Inkle Looms. They are used for the weaving of belt type of things.

I used 3/4” plywood and 3/4” dowel.

Here are some inkle looms build by other LJ’s:

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-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#1 posted 12-28-2011 08:09 AM

Very cool design well done.

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#2 posted 12-28-2011 11:48 AM

I had an “Inkling” that’s what they were!!! ....LOL… Nice work PaBull!

UUHHMMMM … What’s a rhinotillexomaniac” Is there Medication for it? ...LOL..

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#3 posted 12-28-2011 04:03 PM

Nice Job. Half my family spins yarn and either weaves, knits, or crochets . If you get to spinning wheels let me know!! :)

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#4 posted 12-28-2011 05:13 PM

Thanks Jim, it’s like giving a fishing pole to the kids instead of fish….

Rick, you crack me up, I am glad you had that inkling. Oh and no I do not want medication for anything.

Eric, I think we live in the same family. Half the stuff under our tree this year was crochet or knitted.

Be well, Pb.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#5 posted 12-28-2011 05:17 PM

Here is an inkle loom all charged up with yarn, just to have an idea of how this thing works.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#6 posted 12-28-2011 10:19 PM

Lovely. I like the organic curves and the extendable arm. A fine addition to the small family of LumberJock Inkle Looms! :-)

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#7 posted 12-29-2011 05:40 AM

Thanks Scott for the complement. I did check out your loom too as you can see.

These looms were built to order for the family by the family..

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#8 posted 01-11-2012 08:58 PM

It looks fantastic!
What a wonderful job you have done on this one.
I love the tec part, I always loved things like this.
This family hobby bringes you around.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#9 posted 12-27-2017 07:13 AM

Is the pattern for this loom available? Been searching madly for one that is sturdy enough for Pebble Weaving. Would certainly handle it.

-- Marelle DownUnder

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