Special emphasis will be placed on Shaft Switching, every one being able to adapt their looms in class to try out this exciting technique.
Seminarthe design possibilities of shaft switching
With the aid of slides/power point presentation this technique will be full explained. What led to its development, the most basic forms of shaft switching, the various stages along it's 'evolution' up to the commercially available unit of today.
Each of these steps will be carefully explained ( many with slides of the original plans for the first lever system ). Using slides of Jason's work along with that of others it will be clearly seen just how liberating shaft switching is design wise for the rug weaver.
A general discussion on what constitutes good design will also be covered.
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