From DFA Bylaws, Article XII, Section 2. (see By-laws in About DFA)
1. The guild equipment is available free of charge for work done for the guild such as demonstrations, guild projects, and study group projects.
2. Equipment may be rented by DFA members for a 2-month period. An item may be checked out for a successive month only if no one else wants to use the equipment. The cost of all repairs, except normal wear and tear, are the responsibility of the renter.
3. Costs: Large/expensive equipment = $10 for 2 months. Minimum rental $10. Other equipment = $5 for 2 months. Minimum rental is $5. Rental fee is due when you check out the equipment.
4. Once the equipment is 3 months overdue, the renter owes DFA the purchase price of that item.
Contact Equipment Chairman Clifton Door to rent equipment. Contact info in our directory.
Floor Loom, 8-shaft, 24” width, 8-dent reed, Harrisville
Floor Loom, 4-shaft, 24” width, 10-dent reed, Harrisville
Floor Loom, 4-shaft, 22” width, 10-dent reed, Ullman
Table Loom, 4-shaft, Sievers
Table Loom, 2-shaft, 14”, Lily
Table Loom, 4-shaft, 25” width, Rasmussen
Extra reeds: 24”...6-dent; 25”...12-dent; 36”...10-dent.
Heddles, 9.5” metal, about 100.
Raddle, Schacht, 36”.
Warping Boards: 18” X 3’, 2’ X 3’, 3’ X 3’.
Rigid Heddle Loom, 2 - 20”, each with 8- & 10-dent heddles, Beka
Rigid Heddle Floor Stand, Beka
Rigid Heddle Loom, Easy Weaver by Harrisville
Tapestry Loom, 16” X 23”, Hagen
Tapestry Loom, 26” X 18.5”, Yamanashi Hemslojd
Warping Mill, Vertical
Shuttles, miscellaneous, 12-22”
Inkle Loom, Gilmore
Card Weaving Kit with Book
Spinning Wheel, Ashford Traditional, 1:6.5 ratio only
Drum Carder, Patrick Green
Fur Drum for PG Carder
Hand Cards for wool
Russian Paddle Combs, double-row of tines
Computer, notebook-size with PixeLoom weaving program
External hard drive
HP Pavilion g7-1310us laptop computer
Norton Antivirus Software
(HP computer designated for use by Treasurer)
DFA Banner, early DFA vintage, 16 woven blocks
DFA Banner, felted, with beanbags to hang over doors
Display items: Lights with batteries
Silhouettes, black matte, wooden
Mannequin torsos, cloth covered
Mannequin torsos, wire & foam
Fabric, black for draping backgrounds
Fair equipment, miscellaneous, 1 long flat plastic box,
1 plastic tub; props for display: Miscellaneous