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Cover-guy Travis Meinholf is now selling in the Makers Market! Check out his Mini Laser Loom:

This is the simplest weaving tool developed, a combination of the rigid heddle used in the swiss neolithic period and the backstrap loom which has been used on every continent, some to present day. I engineered this design based on my research for my Master’s degree in textiles, and have executed it using a lasercutter following my vector illustrations. It weaves a thick cloth strip, about 8 inches wide by 2-? yards long. The loom is cut from sturdy acrylic in bright colors, and plywood. If you have a specific color want, just check ‘specific’ as your color choice and we can e-mail about it.

In the Maker Shed:

Check out CRAFT, Volume 08, the weaving issue!

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).