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    Default The nose of the camel is in the tent!

    My wife will be storing an 8 shaft loom for her Weavers Guild. That, of course, goes in the living room where she can use it. Her current 4 shaft loom is now here:


    Now I'm worried. But she did bake blueberry muffins today

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    Loom? Where? I see a frame for an N scale canyon
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    "Give 'em an inch and they'll take a mile". Only kidding. What a magnificent piece of woodwork to grace any room. Even if it is never used. And no batteries, aps or anything else but good old human footpower to operate. Thanks for sharing. Cheers. arnold

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    Blueberry muffins....its a trap....
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    Quote Originally Posted by arnoldC View Post
    "Give 'em an inch and they'll take a mile".
    @el Gato Gordo
    Even an n-scale mile is too much to lose -- muffins?! Ohhh, yer doomed, Gordon...
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    Wow that takes up all the room for your new 3D printer and print washing station that you haven't told her about yet

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moose2013 View Post
    Even an n-scale mile is too much to loose -- muffins?! Ohhh, yer doomed, Gordon.
    Yep, you took a BRIBE!!! Gads man, it's the thin edge of the wedge!! Soon the Weavers gang will have taken over and your layout space will be where that loom is.....
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    What can I say ? Except,

    rsz_camel.jpg

    you're in trouble mate, I can see it looming ahead.

    Loom today, looms tomorrow
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seanifer View Post
    Blueberry muffins....its a trap....
    I tend to agree...
    However, I do try to find the silver lining in a given situation though.
    After some thought, I just don't see the bright side, other than new carpeting or wall hangings(?) for the "train" room. Happy weaving!

    How long does the weavers guild typically store their looms? Is this like shared ownership and each member has a month or so? Or is it more like each month 10 weavers will show up at your house and weave for the weekend while you serve the refreshments?

    I take it this is not a situation where a "She-shed" could be suggested?
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    The loom, owned by the Guild, gets rented out. Members take it to their homes to use it. Apparently it has not been rented in quite some time. By storing it, Kathy gets to try out some more complex patterns than she could on her 4 shaft loom.

    The silver lining for us both is that we each have our hobbies that we do separately, but we each take an interest in the other's activities.

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    blue berry muffins ummmmmmmm ok she can have the room untill the muffin are gone then it goes back to the train. haha i agree with this trap thing keep them eyes open and lock that door haha

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    Almond, coconut something or other cookies tonight. I'm getting worried. If she brings me a dram of Bushmills, then something is up for sure!

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    @el Gato Gordo

    Bushmills? My god man, she'd not be trying very hard with that!


    Wake Moose when she brings you a dram of Talisker, Macallan or Glenlivet!
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    Her heritage is Irish/German. Now, if we are talking Scotch - I'll tipple some Glenmorangie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by el Gato Gordo View Post
    If she brings me a dram of Bushmills, then something is up for sure!
    Like I said, Bribery and corruption......Your a goner, just don't realise it yet!!!!
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    The game is escalating! Hold on tight to your wallet AND railroad!! Hooooboy! We're pulling for ya!!

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    There are worse things than looms.

    MY significant other is excited about a great deal on a long-arm sewing machine. The thing is 12 feet long, 5 feet wide, requires aisles alongside (same Reach Police rules as a 12x5 tabletop layout!) and even on sale costs more than most of the cars I've owned in my life.

    Ironically, the only suitable piece of vacant floor space in the house is the new train room. The one she moved me into 2 months ago so that she could put all her fabric in the old train room. She might be about to swap back!

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    @Siegmund, FIGHT I say!!! Resist this attempt to oust you from your Kingdom!! Refuse any attempt at bribery!!! The fight is on!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siegmund View Post
    There are worse things than looms.

    MY significant other is excited about a great deal on a long-arm sewing machine. The thing is 12 feet long, 5 feet wide, requires aisles alongside (same Reach Police rules as a 12x5 tabletop layout!) and even on sale costs more than most of the cars I've owned in my life.

    Ironically, the only suitable piece of vacant floor space in the house is the new train room. The one she moved me into 2 months ago so that she could put all her fabric in the old train room. She might be about to swap back!
    Sssshhhhhhh!

    Hush! In addition to baking, weaving, and gardening, Kathy is also a quilter. Luckily she is too frugal to spend that kind of hard earned cash on a long arm machine. (When we briefly lived in Las Vegas, she tried to put a nickel in a slot machine, but pinched it in half before she could bring herself to let go.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siegmund View Post
    The thing is 12 feet long, 5 feet wide, requires aisles alongside


    I guess, in comparison to a room size layout, that is just as much a commitment to a hobby.

    But...
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