Important Information When Receiving Your Loom

Prior to your loom delivery, we will send you an email with the tracking information for your shipment. The shipping company will contact you when the loom arrives at their hub to set up a delivery window. Please let your dealer know as early as possible if you have any special delivery requirements or situations […]

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Adjusting the Beater on Wolf and Floor Looms

If you have found that your beater does not come up square to the front beam, the first and most important thing to check is the level of the floor, as an un-level loom will cause the beater to go slightly out of square. Check the level of the loom by placing a level on […]

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Standard Floor and Wolf Loom Brake

– Brake Won’t Hold Inspect the brake hub (you don’t need to remove it to do this). If the hub is grooved, the cable will not hold properly. Most often grooves will appear at either edge where the hub butts up against the hub flanges. If you find grooves, the brake hub needs to be […]

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Cleaning Rusty Reeds

Rusty reeds can be cleaned by rubbing out the rust with fine steel wool or by using a commercial rust remover, such as Naval Jelly.  When using these products be sure to follow the directions on the label very carefully.  If you use the rust remover, work it between the dents of the reed with […]

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Sticky or Floating Harnesses

Easy Fixes – Check to make sure that the loom is level. To check level, place a level across the front beam and then the back beam. If the loom is not level, you can place a wood shim or rubber level (found at hardware stores) under one of the legs. You can also try […]

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How to Remove Heddles from a Loom

Equipment required: Strong cotton cord (approx 30” for each shaft) and a Tapestry needle with eye large enough for the cord. If the loom is not threaded, it is easiest to move heddles if you remove the harness from the loom first. 1. Work with one shaft at a time. Make one bundle of heddles […]

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Selling old equipment

We do not buy back used equipment, and are unable to provide information on the value of used equipment since this depends heavily on the condition of the equipment and your local market. See the Price List for information on current retail prices or contact a local Schacht Retailer for assistance.  

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What is a “Four Now – Four Later” Loom?

“Four Now – Four Later” (4N4L) is a loom shipped with four shafts installed, and with the capacity to add an additional four shafts. You can purchase a kit to add four shafts at a later time. 4N4L looms are shipped with all the treadles, heddles, tie-ups and other items normally included with an eight […]

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All Loom Serial Number History

We’re happy to help you with any problems you may have with your Schacht equipment. Before you call, verify the type of loom and have the serial number ready. Especially for older equipment, we can’t effectively help you without this information. Some very early looms were not assigned serial numbers. If your loom was built […]

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