Re: Live tension for ashford Katie table loom #tableloom


It is a form of brake for the warp beam that allows the warp to move forward maintaining a consistent tension as you weave. Some looms come with live tension, such as most of the AVL looms. It can be added to most other looms. Kati Reeder Meek wrote a great little book on the system “Warp With a Trapeze and Dance With Your Loom.”


Marg Coe

On Jun 12, 2021, at 2:50 PM, Pamela Graham <pgraham173@...> wrote:

Please forgive my ignorance but what exactly is live tension and when would one use it?

Thank you!

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