Restoring a Lillstina

Is anyone in the middle of restoring a Lillstina loom, either floor or table loom? Share your tips and tricks!

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Posted on Thu, 12/07/2017 - 03:54

I am having some  problems with the treadles, their height after tie up,

which treadle to which shaft works best?  and any other tips you may

like to pass on.

 

Posted on Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:20

Center treadles work best.  And, don't tie them up too high.  They should touch the floor when the shed is big enough.  Or, they should nearly touch the floor.  That makes the treadling much more comfortable. 

Joanne

Posted on Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:56

I have a Lillstina loom that I haven't used for 30 years.  Now I'm retired and starting again.  Would it be possible to change the string heddles to metal heddles, or do I need to find another loom to use metal?  I'm currently away from home and using a jack loom with metal and finding I like them.