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Tip: Two easy ways to silence noisy bobbins which vibrate against the boat shuttle bar.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1987 (v.8#2) pg. 19

Tip: Rubber-coated hand towel rack attached to the loom serves as holder for shuttles on multiple-shuttle weaving projects.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1987 (v.8#2) pg. 19

Tip on winding yarn on a stick shuttle.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1988 (v.9#2) pg. 97

Causes for bobbin hangup in boat shuttles and ways to prevent it.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.10#2) pg. 36
Added Info HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1991 (v.12#1) pg. 8

Tip on winding a stick shuttle to get more yarn on it without making it too fat to pass through the shed.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.11#5) pg. 18

How to make and use paper quills as bobbins in weaving shuttles.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1991 (v.12#2) pg. 21

Tip suggests using plastic drinking straws as quills for bobbins.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1991 (v.12#5) pg. 19

Shuttle holder. A 5"x36" strip of striped plain-weave fabric is folded and machine stitched to make loops that hold the shuttles.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1993 (v.14#2) pg. 62, 89

Tip shows how to make 9.5" bobbins for large boat shuttles.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1993 (v.14#4) pg. 17

Suggestions on how to have less tension on weft yarn when weaving with regular boat shuttles.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1994 (v.15#4) pg. 20

The versatility of damask shuttles described.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1996 (v.17#3) pg. 35

Use of Teflon tape on bobbin rod suggested to prevent bobbins from binding.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1996 (v.17#4) pg. 9

A special shuttle for using embroidery floss warp.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1996 (v.17#4) pg. 11

End-feed shuttles. A description of how they work and their benefits.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.18#1) pg. 65

How to make stick shuttles from yardsticks.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1997 (v.18#3) pg. 24

Tip shows a bobbin holder to make from dowels.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1997 (v.18#3) pg. 24

Tip suggests using Velcro on a shuttle to keep the end of yarn in place.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1997 (v.18#4) pg. 24

A description of the three types of weaving shuttles and tips on how to select the right size and shape for a specific weft.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #102 Spring 1995 (v.26#2) pg. 14

Tip on how to make a low-cost, durable yarn bobbin for weaving or knitting.
THREADS #34 Apr-May 1991 pg. 16