Attaching new apron ribbons

i just acquired an old 1973 A 22 Harrisville. loom has been well used and I’m putting it back the way it was.  ordered new ribbons for front & back beams and for the life of me - I can’t get any of my staple guns to staple into the beam.  Maybe it’s too old and hard. I attempted to put texsolv on the beams but it won’t “catch”.  I know I stapled onto other Harrisvilles but not this one. Any suggestions?


Posted on Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:41

Try using some small carpet tacks that you can hammer in. Be certain to get them all even or you will have a problem rolling on the finished cloth evenly.