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Louët Octado Floor Loom

Louët Octado Floor Loom

£4,857.00

Meet Megado’s little sister: all the features, but with fewer shafts. 

Tired of crawling on the floor to tie up treadles? Octado is for you!

Louët designs looms that are easy and comfortable to weave with, allowing weavers to sit and enjoy their craft for many hours at a time.

A dobby loom allows you to avoid tie-ups and with only 8 shafts, it’s not so intimidating.  Octado has all of the major features its big sister the Megado and has one treadle, light weight treadling and a floating breast beam system.

Louët's Octado electronic-dobby interfaces with popular weaving software with a USB cable connection.  Compatible software includes: Fiberworks PCW, Patternland, PixieLoom, Weavemaker, Proweave and Weave It. The Octado interface supports both PC and MacIntosh operating platforms.  Design a pattern in your software and send it to your loom to weave!

Available options:

  • Octado 70: 27 5/8” (70cm) weaving width, comes with 600 heddles
  • Octado 90: 35” (90 cm) weaving width, comes with 800 heddles
  • Octado 110: 44” (110 cm) weaving width, comes with 1200 heddles
  • Electronic or mechanical dobby

Features

  • 8 shafts
  • Easy programming & interface
  • Light treadling of the countermarch shed
  • Made from lacquered beech hardwood
  • Most complex castle section is pre-assembled
  • The Louet floating breast beam, a unique warp tension control system, which allows the weaver to set and check the warp tension each time the warp is advanced

Includes

  • A shelf
  • 8 harnesses
  • built-in raddle
  • A stainless-steel reed 40-10 (metric
  • Texsolv heddles (330 mm),
  • Lease and tie-up sticks
  • Sixteen warp sticks

Dimensions (wxdxh)
Octado 70: 45 1/4″ x 39″ x 50″ (115 x 99 x 127 cm)
Octado 90: 53″ x 39″ x 50” (135 x 99 x 127 cm)
Octado 110: 61″ x 39″ x 50″ (155 x 99 x 127 cm)

Weight

Octado 70: 99 lb (45 kg)

Octado 90: 106 lb (48 kg)

Octado 110: 117 lb (53 kg)

TO ORDER THIS LOOM, PLEASE CONTACT US HERE. YOU WILL BE SENT AN INVOICE FOR A NON REFUNDABLE 10% DEPOSIT, OR, IF YOU PREFER, THE FULL AMOUNT. ONCE PAID, YOUR LOOM WILL BE ORDERED AND DELIVERED TO YOU DIRECTLY FROM LOUËT.

PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT KEEP THESE LOOMS IN STOCK. THEY ARE MADE TO ORDER AND IT CAN TAKE UP TO TWELVE WEEKS FOR YOUR LOOM TO BE MADE. IF YOU NEED IT QUICKER THAN THIS PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE PURCHASE TO GET AN ESTIMATED DELIVERY TIME. 

LOUËT WILL DELIVER YOUR LOOM TO THE CURB SIDE SO YOU WILL NEED TO ENSURE YOU ARE IN TO SIGN FOR THE DELIVERY, AND HAVE ADEQUATE HELP TO CARRY YOUR LOOM INTO IT'S NEW HOME.




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