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Published on May 3rd, 2013 | by Jules Yap

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How to turn an Ikea computer desk into a loom stand with treadles





Materials: Ikea metal computer desk, table loom, scraps of lumber, 6 inches of 1/4 inch threaded rod, nuts, bolts, 2 zip or cable ties, scissors, paracord to tie the lamms to the treadles and the levers to the lamms, pliers, wrench, pipe cutter, 4 angle braces, drill

Description: A couple of months ago, I bought the neatest loom on Kijiji.

It’s a 2 harness Leclerc table loom, with a weaving width of 20 inches.

It’s a joy to weave on, but my tendons were grousing about the side levers and my back was honking at me.

I figured that there had to be a cheap and cheerful way to build a stand with treadles for it.

and VOILA!!!!! (happy dance)

I have just figured out how to do it! Wheeeeeeeee!

Here’€™s the video that I made about how to convert an Ikea computer desk into a loom stand with treadles.

Or check out my blog to see more of the loom stand with treadles .

~ Noreen Crone-Findlay

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

3 Responses to How to turn an Ikea computer desk into a loom stand with treadles

  1. Laurel says:

    You get top praise for thinking outside the box! who would have thought of building a loom like this? Very cool!

  2. beatrice109 says:

    Wow! That’s pretty amazing!

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