Classified ads for the VHWSG are published on the website only. They are for selling, giving away, requesting, or trading personal items, but not commercial sales, that are fibre-related. Ads are free for both guild members and non-members.
Paid commercial ads for the VHWSG are published in the monthly newsletter only. They are for the regular sale of fibre-related products or equipment, whether they are sold by a company or an individual. Paid ads are $25 per year for a monthly display ad in the newsletter and $5 per ad for one-time ads. To submit a paid commercial ad, fill out the VHWSG-advertising-agreement-v4-2017 and send it with payment to the address on the form. Then send your ad copy by email to the webmaster.
There is no deadline for submitting classified ads. Each ad will be posted within 5 business days of being received.
Please submit classified ad requests by email. Include make and model, size, condition, price and contact information (email and/or phone number). Please also include your location if you are outside the Victoria, BC area.
Note: The Classified Ads webpage is accessible to non-members of the guild. Be sure that your contact information is something that you are comfortable sharing publicly. Please be sure that the people responding to your ads are legitimate buyers – spammers are not welcome as buyers or sellers.
Each ad runs for three months unless you request it to run longer. Please send an email when the item sells so that the ad can be removed – include the date and number code that appears above the ad.
February 10, 2019 (1009)
8 shaft Leclerc Nilus Jack loom, 45 inches wide with raddle and several reeds. Like new $490
Contact: Effie Henry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
January 15, 2018 (1008)
10 Shaft, 60” Fireside Loom – handcrafted of beautiful cherry wood, lovingly exercised since 1990, a joy to weave on, lovely to look at and feel
• 12 treadles
• worm drive tensioning (for precision tension)
• friction break
• 2 inch sectional warping option
• spring trelevators on peddles (makes lifting shaft easy)
• texsolv heddles
• loom on castors for easy moving
• shuttle mobile
• lamp holder and lamp
• 12 and 8 dpi reed
• leash sticks
• folds for moving and when not in use
• remove front and back beams for easy threading
• 65” wide, 40” high, 42” deep
• Location: Salt Spring Island, BC
Contact: Karen Selk (email@example.com)
December 14, 2018 (1007)
New to weaving and have enrolled in a course requiring a rigid heddle loom. I am on Pender but come to Victoria regularly.
Contact: Gail Kleisinger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
December 7, 2018 (1005)
$500 – Beautifully handcrafted Eastern Maple Standing Floor Inkle Loom H 31″ x W 29″ with 6″ weaving width
$500 – Ashford Traveller Spinning wheel with 18 ” wheel, double foot pedals, built in lazy kate with 3 bobbins also 1 extra
$150 – Warping mill
$75 – Cone holder
Contact: Marilyn Skuse 250-386-2673
November 16, 2018 (1004)
For Sale: : 45″ LeClerc Colonial floor loom with 8 harnesses. 10 treadles, and double back beam
Included 10 dent reed and lease sticks. Dimensions 57″(w), 68″(H), 64″(depth) and folds up to 40″
Asking $1,000 (Shipping responsibility of buyer)
Contact Joyce Nemeth
November 3 2018 – 1003
Wanted: Bobbin Winder