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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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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