Harris Looms

//Harris Looms

Harris Looms

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

Harris Weaving Looms has been the choice of textile designers, craft weavers, schools, colleges and universities since 1939 and the principles of Dr Harris’ design, featuring hardwood and an easy action shedding mechanism, are continued to this day.

Our skilled team hand construct and finish every loom here in Britain, using prime grade beech wood that’s steamed and kiln dried and certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest). The timber we use is close grained, splinter resistant, hardwearing and finished with a Waterborne Lacroma Lacquer finish.

Description

Harris Weaving Looms has been the choice of textile designers, craft weavers, schools, colleges and universities since 1939 and the principles of Dr Harris’ design, featuring hardwood and an easy action shedding mechanism, are continued to this day.

Our skilled team hand construct and finish every loom here in Britain, using prime grade beech wood that’s steamed and kiln dried and certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest). The timber we use is close grained, splinter resistant, hardwearing and finished with a Waterborne Lacroma Lacquer finish.

Our table looms are available in 4, 8 and 16 shafts with weaving widths of 38cm (15”) or 61cm (24”). If you already own a Harris Loom, arches are available to convert to a higher shaft capacity (applicable to 4 and 8 shaft looms only), enabling your loom to develop with your growing skills – reassuring for beginners who are looking to invest in their first loom! We offer folding stands too, allowing you to turn your table loom into a floor standing one and, there’s the option of having an 8 and 16 shaft loom built onto a heavy floor stand. 

Harris Loom accessories are also available, providing everything you need to set up your loom for weaving.

  • Made to order

  • Table looms available in 4, 8 and 16 shafts

  • 38cm (15”) or 61cm (24”) weaving widths

  • Supplied complete with heddles ready mounted, aprons and sticks, ratchet controlled rollers with cord release to the warp roller

  • Further arches available retrospectively to convert to higher shaft capacity (simply screwed to the loom – applicable to 4 and 8 shaft looms only)

  • Folding floor stands available

  • Option to have 8 and 16 shaft looms built onto heavy floor stand

  • Accessories available: Reeds; Raddles; Shuttles; Wire Heddles; Warping Frames; Warping Mills; Pirns; Winding Stations; Warping Stations; Hooks; Loom Cord

  • Hand assembled and finished by our skilled team

  • Made in Britain

  • NC (computerised) Loom available in 16 and 24 shaft

Technical Data

  • Easy action shedding mechanism
  • Each shaft operated by a finger lever engaging into a metal catch plate
  • Plated hardware, brass ratchets and pawls, spring loaded
  • Plated steel shafts screw assembled and suspended by chain
  • Swivel batten may be fitted if preferred, peg provided to stabilise it when threading
  • Rollers 4.5cm (13/4”) may be wound with yarn/cloth up to 18cm dia. (7”)
  • Prime grade beech, steamed and kiln dried, moisture content managed
  • Waterborne Lacroma Lacquer finish
  • Only FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest) certified timber used

2 reviews for Harris Looms

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jenny (student), Norwich University of Arts, Harris Loom

    “Prompt, efficient service – great product. I’ve since used the loom several times and love it to bits!”

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    A. Iredale, Harris Loom

    “Extremely helpful, product arrived well packaged and as described.”

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