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Leclerc Nilus II Loom from Dirt Woman Fiber Arts

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Nilus II (Jack/Counterbalance)
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We're pleased to offer you the Leclerc Nilus II hand weaving loom in weaving widths of 36", 45", and 60" in jack-type, counterbalance, and countermarche configuration with a stabilizer foot for superior stability.  This is a great loom for weavers of all skill levels who are interested in a solid, durable loom with removable front and back beams to facilitate warping.  We have customers doing serious production weaving on Nilus II looms (and loving them).

What is Included

Each loom will include two more treadles than it has shafts, one steel reed (12 dents/inch), 12 12 1/2" wire heddles, one boat shuttle, one reed and heddle hook, two lease sticks, four warp rods, two cords, two aprons, assembly instructions, video and a copy of the book "Warp and Weave" by Robert Leclerc.
 
Weaving Width/Shaft Options & Additional Accessories

The Leclerc Nilus is available in 15 configurations.  The eight shaft models are available with or without back hinge treadles for greater leverage.  The 72" counterbalance is also available with two sets of treadles and brakes.

4 Shaft Jack-Type in 36" weaving width ($2,865, #1029-0000)
4 Shaft Jack-Type in 45" weaving width ($3,175, #1030-0000)
4 Shaft Jack-Type in 60" weaving width ($3,505, #1031-0000)
4 Shaft Counterbalance in 36" weaving width ($2,865, #1026-0000)
4 Shaft Counterbalance in 45" weaving width ($3,175, #1027-0000)
4 Shaft Counterbalance in 60" weaving width ($3,500, #1028-0000)
4 Shaft Counterbalance in 72" weaving width ($4,915, #1028-0072)
8 Shaft Jack-Type in 36" weaving width ($3,420, #1029-0008)
8 Shaft Jack-Type in 45" weaving width ($3,975, #1030-0008)
8 Shaft Jack-Type in 60" weaving width ($4,395, #1031-0008)
8 Shaft Jack-Type in 36" weaving width ($3,840, #1029-3628) with back hinge treadles
8 Shaft Jack-Type in 45" weaving width ($4,284, #1030-4528) with back hinge treadles
8 Shaft Jack-Type in 60" weaving width ($4,840, #1031-6028) with back hinge treadles
8 Shaft Countermarche in 36" weaving width ($4,335, #1029-0018) with back hinge treadles
8 Shaft Countermarche in 45" weaving width ($4,645, #1030-0018) with back hinge treadles
8 Shaft Countermarche in 60" weaving width ($5,168, #1031-0018) with back hinge treadles

Please contact us before you place your order if you would like your Nilus loom to come with inserted eye or texsolv heddles, additional reeds, shuttles, sectional warping, double warp beams, a flying shuttle beater, and a bench.  Additional details are available in the Leclerc catalog (link will open in a separate window).  The stock photos on this page may depict alternative shaft and treadle configurations and accessories for illustrative purposes.

Shipping & Delivery

Your loom will be shipped directly from Leclerc to your continental U.S. (lower 48 states) address via ground service.  There is no shipping charge for physical street addresses in this area.  Turnaround is good; however, orders placed during Leclerc's summer and holiday breaks or while they (or we) are exhibiting at trade shows may take a bit longer.  If time is critical for you, kindly contact us before placing your order and request an estimated delivery date.  We are required to collect sales tax on shipments to Virginia addresses.

Assembly

Your loom will arrive partially disassembled for easier handling, with detailed assembly instructions.  If you are handy, you should have no problems assembling your loom.  Otherwise, enlist the assistance of a friend.  When in doubt, read the instructions.  If you are located in our region, we can provide hands on assistance for an hourly labor charge and travel mileage.

Warranty

Neither we nor Leclerc are able to accept returns.  Warranty service is provided by Leclerc.  Their policy is simple and straightforward:  "All Leclerc looms and accessories are guaranteed for one year, covering materials and workmanship. Parts are replaced free of charge upon proof of defect."

Please let us know how we may be of further assistance.  We appreciate your patronage of our independent, locally owned weaving and yarn shop, and thank you for referrals.