Schacht Standard floor loom comes in two styles: The Standard Low Castle and The Standard High Castle. Though both looms take up identical floor space, the lower profile of the Low Castle model appears visually smaller. A High Castle loom includes a storage tray and holes drilled in the top of the castle uprights for the swivel pin of an extension lamp, otherwise the looms function the same. Both the Standard Low Castle and the Standard High Castle Schacht looms are available in 36" and 46" wide weaving widths. Shown above: Maple Standard High castle Loom with double back beam.
All Standard Schacht floor looms may be ordered with eight or Four Now-Four Later shaft options. The number of shafts you choose will depend on the kind of weaving you intend to do. Though most weave structures can be woven on four shafts, additional shafts will increase your pattern option extensively.
The Schacht Standard weaving loom has an underslung jack mechanism to raise the shafts. The jacks pivot from two points equidistant from the center and lift the shafts by pushing up on the center point. Schacht employs a parallel lamm system which gives our looms a light treadling action. Because of this parallel lamm, it isn't necessary to adjust the tie-up cords. Shown above: Cherry Standard High Castle 8 Harness Loom
The Schacht tie-up system is quick and easy to use. Premeasured nylon tie-up cords hang from the lamms and are attached to a treadle by sliding the appropriate cords into the treadle slot. This makes changing tie-ups very fast.
Other special features of the Schacht Standard floor looms include: friction reducing aluminum shaft channels, a back beam which folds with or without a warp on the loom, removable back and breast beams, and an adjustable open-sided beater. The Schacht braking system employs a ratchet and dog on the cloth beam and a friction brake on the warp beam. This combination give you precise tension control at all times. All Schacht Standard weaving looms come complete with your choice of reed (please choose below), flat steel heddles, , one 11" boat shuttle with bobbin, reed hook and lease sticks. Inserted eye heddles or Texsolv nylon string heddles may be substituted for a small additional charge. Shown above: Schacht Standard Low Castle Loom with lamp accessory. Manufactured with pride by Schacht Spindle Company in Colorado
Please note that the lead time for these looms varies, but usually is 4 to 6 weeks. We will charge your card half and order the loom for you. You will be charged the balance once we receive shipment confirmation from Schacht
Please choose one when purchasing above loom. This is part of the loom above and FREE when purchasing a Schacht loom. Extra reeds can be purchased further down the page.
FREE shipping on all Schacht floor weaving looms!
With the exception of the Wolf Pup, all Schacht Wolf looms will be shipped by freight to your home. You will be notified in advance of the delivery day of your weaving loom. You will have to arrange for someone to transport the loom off the truck and into your home. (The delivery driver will do this only at an extra charge. If necessary you can arrange this with us). Please note that there is a shipping surcharge for weaving looms shipped to Alaska and Hawaii.
Sectional warp beams are available for the Schacht looms. The Schacht sectional beams are easily assembled and can be installed on the existing warp beam of your Schacht loom at any time. Sectional beams for Standard Schacht looms have 2" sections and a one half yard circumference. They are available in maple or cherry with maple pegs. Please call us with your loom serial number when ordering for your existing loom
facilitate the different warp tensions for weave structures such as warp pile, supplementary warp, and Bedford cord. Installation is straight-forward; holes have been predrilled in the loom for easy assembly. Please supply us with the serial number of your loom when ordering.
|weight-8-Shaft||125 lb||141 lb|
|weight-4 Now-4 Later||110 lb||125 lb|
|weight-High Castle||add 10 lb|
|weight-shipping||add 27 lb|
|weight-4 Later Kit||15 lb||16 lb|
|Heddles 4 Now-4 Later||1000||1000|
|STANDARD FLOOR LOOM ACCESSORIES|
|36" Double Back Beam||19 lb|
|46" Double Back Beam||22 lb|
|36" Sectional Beam||9" x 3" x 2"||7 lb|
|46" Sectional Beam||8" x 3" x 2"||9 lb|
|Raddle for up to 26"||29 1/2" x 3" x 1"||1 1/2 lb|
|Raddle for up to 40"||44 1/2" x 3" x 1 1/2"||2 1/2 lb|
|Raddle for up to 48"||52 1/2" x 3" x 1 1/2"||3 lb|
|Lamp Holder||4 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/4"||8 oz|
|REEDS AND HEDDLES|
|36" & 46" Reeds||Total
Length: 1" longer than weaving width
Total Height: 5"
|Flat Steel Heddle||9" from center of eye to center of eye-9/16" eye|
|Inserted Eye Heddle||9" from center of eye to center of eye-1/4" eye|
|Texsolv String Heddle||9 3/8" end to end-1/2" eye|
The Schacht loom bench is a beautiful companion piece to our Wolf looms and Standard floor looms. The bench seat height is adjustable from 19" to 24" and has been designed to offer you both a flat and a slanted seat position. Optional bag for bench hold shuttles and yarn.
Schacht weaving looms are sturdy looms for many years of
weaving pleasure! Schacht floor looms are constructed out of solid maple or cherry and manufactured by Schacht Spindle Company.