Manual Dobby

I have just gotten an 8 harness 10' professional rug loom.  I have looked thru the manuals available for download and while it gives instructions for assembling the loom, there really isn't anything about how set up the manual dobby or using the loom.  AVL has written back that they have manuals for download but I am only finding assembly instructions and a bit on the sectional warping, which I understand and have done.  Anyone know of a good resource or the name of the manual that you have that might have that information.  Or is it something that will just make sense once I get the loom assembled.  I am not a new weaver and have woven on 8  harnesses.




Posted on Fri, 06/24/2011 - 01:48


Hopefully by now you've found the manual you were looking for, but just in case...

Go back to the AVL web site and click on RESOURCES (listed along the top of the page); then go to the bottom of list and click on Downloads. All of the manuals for AVL looms and software are listed.

I have an old Folding Dobby loom and have found the manual to be excellent.

Let me know if you need any other help.

Mary Ann

Posted on Mon, 06/27/2011 - 02:06

Thanks Mary Ann, I did find the loom assembly manual. I was hoping for more of a how to setup and operate the dobby but after a couple threads from some dobby users I found that it was no where near as complicated as I was trying to make it.  I  have the loom up and running and am on my 3rd project.  Weaving a blanket out of millspun wool warp and my handspun for weft.  A patterned plaid.