Frequently Asked Questions

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Why is my loom's ratchet dog missing?

Unless someone removed the ratchet dog from your loom, it isn't missing—it's hiding. The ratchet dog on the Wolf looms and Standard Floor Loom can...

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Can I make my 4-shaft loom into an 8-shaft loom?

The simple answer is "yes," if you own a 4 Now-4 Later loom. There are several ways to tell: Look inside the castle of your...

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How do I measure a stainless steel reed? What is "weaving width"?

The stainless steel reed, installed on the beater of your shaft loom, has two jobs: It spaces the warp ends evenly at the sett you...

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I'm not getting a shed on my Wolf loom or Standard Floor Loom—is there an easy fix?

If you finish warping your loom and don't get a shed when you raise shafts, there are only 3 causes. First, does your warp go...

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Do I need more than one reed for my shaft loom?

It's convenient to have reeds at different setts for your Schacht loom: if you're following a pattern, you don't have to adapt the sleying or...

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