It's Available  /  It's Wanted
 
updated  7/22/2017

It's Available  /  It's Wanted is a service to Woodstock Weavers Guild members and Website visitors.   We list weaving items that are available for sale or swap.   All of these items can be listed in our Monthly Newsletter, which we send to Guild members and other Guilds, as well as being posted on this Website.   Make sure you see our It's Available  /  It's Wanted policy below.   We tend to leave Sold items on the page for a period of time to show the page works.
 
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GLIMAKRA STANDARD COUNTERMARCH LOOM

Glimakra Standard Countermarch Loom and Bench, in excellent condition.   One owner.

* 8 shafts and 10 treadles, 100 cm / 39" weaving width
* This was originally a 4 shaft/6 treadle loom and was converted to a 8 shaft / 10treadle countermarch loom by a master carpenter.
* Texsolv heddles and Texsolv cords for treadle tie-ups
* 5 Reeds various sizes
* Lease sticks, custom raddle to fit the loom
* Instructions, Mallet; Threading Tool
* Warp packing sticks 
* Warping board attached to back of of loom
* Corrugated cardboard for back beam warping
* Many boat shuttles (including the Glimakra shuttle with wheels). 
* Many stick shuttles

Overall dimensions are : 58" L x 54" W x 68 H.   Made in the (early 1980's???)   
The loom is located in McHenry, IL.    Price is $2,200.   Contact Kathy by email at:  
kroepke@yahoo.com

 

     
   



NORWOOD CHERRY WOOD LOOM      SOLD  !

Norwood cherry wood loom - Purchased in the mid-1980's, used three years, stored since then.   No bench.   Price: $800.00.   The loom has a 48" weaving surface; 4 Harnesses;  6 Treadles;  a 12 dent Reed.   Also included are:  1500 heddles, shuttles, bobbin rack, winder, and Marguerite Davison's Handweaver's Pattern Book.   Purchaser responsible for pick-up in Naperville, Il. Contact Beth at:  cahbam@sbcglobal.net



Neumann Family Services

Last October they began a weaving program for their clients.   We're posting info on our Latest News page and their ad here on our It's Available page.   If you can help, contact Gail or bring it to our  Guild
Meeting; we'll collect stuff & let them know about it.   That would be great.

They're looking for: 

Weaving Supplies - yarn, boat shuttles, table looms, small and medium storage bins, benches for our floor looms.

They indicate that donations are tax deductible.


 
Their mission is to serve clients "...with a dual diagnosis of intellectual/developmental disability and mental illness progress towards the greatest degree of independence, self-sufficiency, and self-fulfillment that is possible." 

https://neumannfamilyservices.org/


Click the Image above for their Website



METIERS CLEMENT 60” DIRECT CONNECT TREDDLE FLOOR LOOM

Metiers Clement 60” 4 shaft, direct connect treddle floor loom.   Extremely heavy great for weaving rugs.   Weight about 300+ lbs.   1” sectional beam 36" circumference, metal band braking system back beam.   Cloth beam with double ratchet front beam.   At least 1200 metal heddles, 15/16 dent reed.   There was a crack in sectional beam when we received from Canada, fixed with metal brace.   Can be totally taken apart for transport.   $1200; Pick-up only; 17 miles south of Huntley, 17 Miles NW of St Charles, IL.   For sale because of seldom weaving rugs  Contact ljarndt@att.net for more photos of braking, direct treadle connection and repair.

 
 



1977 NILUS LECLERC ARTISAT IV  36” LOOM      SOLD  !

One owner, 1977 Nilus LeClerc Artisat IV  36” Loom.  Cloth beam, 4 Shaft, 6 Treddle.   Brake release for back beam   Front and back beams fold for storage or transport.   Loom in beautiful condition and has been well cared for.   Weaver passed away and wife is not a weaver.   Storage was clean and dry.   Included is bench/storage, 10 yd (42 X 36) warping board (hand made), 4 stick shuttles, 1 boat shuttle approx.   About 500 plus heddles.   Original information book.   A few weaving books available, mostly Navaho and rug weaving.   $800 OBO; Pick-up only in Huntley, IL.   For more photo’s email ljarndt@att.net.   Contact Diane at:  847-669-2375.

 
 



WEAVING ITEMS      ALL SOLD  !

The estate of deceased Guild Member Nancy Wilson still has the following items For Sale:

  • 8 shaft Baby Wolf with Harnsville adjustable bench, trap, stroller wheels & 3 reeds - $1350
  • Kessenich 4 harness loom with raddle, 2 reeds & bench - $800
  • Cricket loom - $50
  • New in box Navajo frame and stand - $180
  • Triangle loom - $50
  • New Inkle loom - $50
  • Bobbin lace kit with DVD - $40
  • Bobbin winder - $50
  • Schacht electric bobbin winder - $70
  • 2 Schacht boat shuttles - $20/each
  • Ashford spinning wheel with 6 bobbins - $250
  • 2 hand cards - $25
  • Many assorted bags of fibers – priced as marked
  • 35 large weaving/yarn cones - $5/each
  • 30 small weaving/yarn cones - $3/each

If you are interested, please contact Sue Sturlis at 815-236-9509.





LECLERC NILUS 45-INCH JACK FLOOR LOOM AND BENCH

For Sale:  Leclerc Nilus 45", 4 harness, 6 treadle floor loom and bench with storage under lid.   Lightly used and in excellent condition.   Also included: raddle, lease sticks, 6 shuttles, warping board, 5 reeds (6, 8, 10, 12 & 16 dent), 12 bobbins and various weaving books and magazines.    $1,400.00 for all.    Cash only and pick-up in Batavia, IL.    Contact Jan at janweiss312@gmail.com.






WEAVING EQUIPMENT

As former Guild Member Jean Babb's daughter will not be back in town until later, possibly May, we are removing her ad.   We will repost when items become available.




RESTORED 4-HARNESS COUNTERBALANCE 24" WIDE LERVAD LOOM      SOLD  !

For sale or donation to a history museum:   Restored 4-harness counterbalance 24" wide Lervad loom.  New front and back beams, new aprons, new cordage, new string heddles, heddle jig.  Fully operatable.   On wheels for easy moving, but is not attached to the base.   Looking for a good home.   $50.00 or a good home.   
 



 






PROFESSIONAL MODEL DRESS FORM      Still Available; Not SOLD 

Professional Model dress form, size 40;  Waist, 30.5", Hip, 41.5", back length, 17.75" collapsible shoulders, padding, caster set, spin lock, magnetic pin holder.   This is a very sturdy dress form with many extra features.   The shoulders can be made wider or narrower.   Padding can be added or removed.   It rolls easily on the base.   The height is easily adjustable by pressing down on top to release lock.   
The Dress Rite comes with complete directions for draping and a set of patterns showing how to alter to fit the body.   The form was purchased by a dressmaking shop in Racine for $277 in 1994.   It is in good condition, no nicks or tears.   The form is intact, all directions, bill of sale, etc. are included.   
$100 or OBO (or best offer).   Contact: klyork1938@gmail.com
 



 







FIBER ITEMS from Bruce and Elaine Tietgen's Estate      ALL SOLD  !

Former Guild Members Bruce and Elaine Tietgen have both passed away.   Their estate has the following weaving/spinning items for sale.   
  • Schacht Mighty Wolf 36" 4H loom with a side unit for materials and accessories.   Asking $950.00.

  • Kromski Minstrel spinning wheel.   Asking $300.00.

All appear to be in excellent condition.   There are also books, journals/magazines, and other materials related to weaving. Anyone purchasing one of the above may look through this material and have anything they want at no cost.   Purchaser would need to pick up at Bruce and Elaine's home in West Dundee.    Contact Mark by email at: 







KESSENICH FLOOR LOOM 

Kessenich floor loom for sale.   This 36" loom has a weaving area of  24", with 4 harnesses and 6 treadles and includes a removable oak shelf on either side. It stands 39" tall and the side width is 42 1/2".   Included are a couple shuttles, other accessories & many hanks, cones of thread, and some rug yarn.   The loom is warped for rug weaving.   There is NOT a bench or warping board included.   It has been adjusted by a gentleman at "Fine Line" in St. Charles.   It is used and in good condition.   The original paperwork is there as well.   $550.   Cash and pick-up only in Rochelle, IL.   Contact Tina at:  breitlife@aol.com
 
 





KESSENICH 42" 4 HARNESS, 6 TREADLE FLOOR LOOM      SOLD  !

Kessenich 42" 4 harness, 6 treadle heavy duty floor loom.    Made in the 1980's in Wauwatosa WI.    Very low "weaving miles".    Very good condition!   Also included 2 shuttles, various warp and weft material and a Harrisville Design warping reel.   Includes  a 12 dent reed and 4 side shuttle holders.     Asking $950 or reasonable offer.   Located in  Grayslake, IL;   Will help with moving it.   Contact Peggy by  email:




LE CLERC COLONIAL I, 45" WIDE, 8 H,  JACK TYPE LOOM     SOLD  !

LeClerc Colonial I, 45" wide, 8 H,  Jack Type with 2nd sectional beam for sale with bench.   Fly Shuttle beater & 2 end feed fly shuttles, raddle, lease sticks, 2 spool racks with 28 spools, 13 wood pirns, 2 reeds 8 and 12 with reed stand.   Tension box with yarn counter.   LeClerc floor model 4 yard warping mill.    All for $1400 [or best offer],   pick up in Harvard, IL only.   Contact Silke by email at:  sml1935@mc.net.




ITEM WANTED - TEMPLE     FOUND  !

I'm looking for a temple - metal or wood - that will go up to 15 inches.    If you have one available for sale please contact me by email at:  ljarndt@att.net  or let me know and bring it to the September Guild meeting.




8H NORWOOD 10 TREDDLE 50" WEAVING WIDTH  LOOM in CHERRY     SOLD  !

Beautiful 8H Norwood 10 treddle 50" weaving width Cherry Loom.   High castle, with shelf.   Includes shuttles, raddle, bench with storage under lid, 6, 8, 10, & 12 dent reeds, sectional beam.   Pickup only in Woodstock, IL.   $2000.   





KROMSKI RIGID HEDDLE LOOM     SOLD  !

Kromski 32" Rigid Heddle Loom with stand, two reeds, shuttles, pick up stick, some lease sticks, and canvas carrying bag.   Easily transported.   Very good condition.   $300.   





HOFFSWELL CHERRY WOOD LOOM     SOLD  !

For Sale:  Cherry wood loom made by Robert A Hoffswell of Champaign, Illinois in the late 1970s.   
40 inch -  
4 harness -  6 treadles  -  8 dent/inch reed  - sectional back beam.   
Loom size is 38” high -  40” deep  -  48” wide.     Gently used;    $400.     
  To be picked up in western suburbs.    
Contact Betty by email at:    





GILMORE 46" LOOM     SOLD  !

For Sale:  Gilmore loom, 46", 8 shaft, 14 treadle, in perfect condition.   Includes bench, new Texsolve  tieup, 4 reeds, unique and effective warp-by-yourself device plus other useful tools  no longer included with new looms, and interesting correspondence with Mr. Gilmore.    Over $4500 just for loom, bench, and reeds at today's prices.     All this and many other accessories,   $2000.   Pickup in Freeport, IL.    






SINGER FEATHERWEIGHT 221     NOT AVAILABLE  !

For Sale:  Singer Featherweight 221 Vintage 1940.    Machine has excellent finish and decals in good shape.   Carrying case in great condition with keys and includes the tray, foot control, power cord, 5 Bobbins and 6 additional  attachments.    Comes with the original green manual.   Has recently been cleaned and tuned-up by a professional.    $350.00   Contact Carol at:    CAK66@sbcglobal.net





CHERRY WOOD LOOMCRAFT 48" 4 HARNESS LOOM      SOLD  !

For Sale:  In excellent condition, beautiful cherry wood Loomcraft loom with a 48" weaving width (loom occupies 51" x 38" floor space) 4 shafts and 6 treadles.   Custom built bench;  4-, 8- and 10-dent reeds; several ski, boat and flat shuttles.   $800   Pick up only in Chicago.   





WEAVING ITEMS FOR SALE
  • Kessenich 40"  4-H, 6T, 1/2 yd sectional beam,  Red Oak,  $650.
  • Kessenich 40"  4H, 6T, 1/2 yd sectional beam,  Cherry,   $650.
  • Reed Cambridge Rug loom 45"  4H, 6T, one yard Sectional Beam, heavy Pawl and Ratchets,   $450.
  • Union Custom 45"  2T, 2H with double warp reel pawls and shuttle rack.   (A Work Horse for rugs)   $450.      SOLD  !
  • 2 Weaver's Delight 24 spool warp racks (metal, vertical),  $50 each.
Pick up only;  near Beloit, WI.   Contact Juanita by email at:  Kessenich5@aol.com




LECLERC SHED REGULATOR

LeClerc Shed Regulator for 45 inch 4 Harness LeClerc Counterbalanced Loom-$50.00.    Contact Juanita at: Kessenich5@aol.com.




TAPESTRY and INKLE LOOMS
Jean Niemann designed a loom made for traveling, tapestry and sampling.  Jean also is making Inkle Looms.  They are both available for purchase.  Check out her Website at: www.intertwinedbyjean.com.

 

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It's Available Policy

1. Costs for Newsletter or Website postings are $10.00 each (prepaid) for one month or $25.00 each (prepaid) for three months for non-members.   If you wish to add a picture, the cost is $5.00 per month additional (prepaid) for non-members.   These charges help defray the WWG costs.
2. Make checks payable to 'Woodstock Weavers Guild'.   Mail to: PO Box 666; Woodstock, IL 60098
3. Weaving and spinning equipment only, no non-member commercial ads. 
4. Ads should be around 50 words or less. 
5. Ads need to be emailed to the Newsletter Editor at
gailweaves@gailweaves.us.  Include price, make of loom, width, number of harness/treadles, and equipment that is being sold with the loom including reeds (with sizes), shuttles, warping boards, yarns, books or magazines, bench, etc. 
6. State whether the loom will need to be picked up or can be shipped or delivered. 
7. Provide an email address or phone number where you would like to be contacted. If we place it on our Website, we need an email address. We do not publish telephone numbers or addresses on our Website.
8. Advise whether you want your listing in the Newsletter, on the Website or both.
9. Approval and posting of ads are at the discretion of Woodstock Weavers Guild.
10.  It's Wanted ads are only for Woodstock Weaver Guild Members.


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