Schacht Double Back Beam for Standard Looms
Delivery to UK is FREE for orders over £100
Delivery to Western Europe is FREE for orders over £250
A flat shipping rate of £3.90 is applied UK orders under £100 in value (except magazines and journals - see below, also some small parts). Above £100 order value, delivery is FREE to UK addresses.
Orders to other mainland Western Europe addresses will be charged £5 p&p for orders under £50, £10 p&p for orders between £50 and £250 with FREE delivery for orders above £250. (Western Europe is defined as the following countries: Republic of Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Andorra, Spain, Portugal, Italy).
Orders to island locations may be subject to additional shipping charges - please contact us for a quote.
UK and Europe orders will be sent 1st Class Royal Mail for smaller items and by either Parcel Force 48 or DHL for larger items. International Orders to other locations will be sent by DHL. We aim to have items dispatched within 2 working days of receipt of payment with our regular posting days of Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Orders placed on a weekend will normally be posted on the following Tuesday.
If you require expedited or next day delivery then please get in touch with us.
If any of your items are out of stock we will let you know and advise when we expect them to be back in stock. Occasionally, we may arrange for your order to be shipped direct to you from our suppliers; when this is the case we will notify you and advise of the expected dispatch date.
If you wish to collect your item in person from the Weft Blown studio in West Kilbride then please contact us before purchase and we can arrange a collection day and time.
Magazines and Publications
The following postal rates apply to magazines and publications:
- UK - £1.95 for orders containing up to 3 magazines or journals. £3.90 for 4 or more
- Europe - £3.90 for orders containing up to 2 magazines or journals. £5.00 for 3 or more
- Rest of the world - see rates below
Floor Loom Shipping - FREE Delivery to UK and selected European countries
We can deliver floor looms to any address in the UK and EU countries.
All floor looms ordered through Weft Blown are shipped free of charge to addresses in the UK and a number of European countries. These are: Republic of Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
Please note however that remote and island locations both in the UK and elsewhere may attract a shipping surcharge. If you are in a remote/island location or in a country not listed above then please contact us for a quote for floor loom shipping rates to your address.
Louët and Glimåkra floor looms will usually be delivered directly from the Louët factory in the Netherlands or Glimåkra in Sweden. Schacht floor looms will normally be forwarded on to you from our studio but may on occasion also be shipped direct from the factory.
Rest of the world shipping rates
For items (excluding floor looms) shipped to addresses outside of the UK and EU the following shipping rates will be applied:
|Weight||Rest of World Shipping|
|0.25 - 0.499 kg||£8|
|0.5 - 1.99kg||£20|
|2.0 - 4.99 kg||£35|
|5.0 - 9.99 kg||£60|
*shipping rates based on estimated weight of item + packaging volume + insurance
If applicable, please do remember that you are liable for any import taxes that may apply to any goods coming into your country.
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FLOOR LOOM PURCHASES
The price we quote you is valid for a period of 8 weeks unless otherwise stated. To place a floor loom order we require a minimum 10% non-refundable deposit with the total balance to be paid before the loom is shipped. Alternatively you can pay the full amount at the time of placing the order and we are also able to split payment up to 3 instalments. The full balance has to be paid before the loom can be shipped to you. For floor loom orders final payment should be made by direct bank transfer (BACS) if possible. For confirmed orders we will send you an email invoice that contains details of all the items ordered, total prices and instructions on how to make a BACS secure payment. Alternatively, card payment can be accepted. If you wish to make payment by debit or credit card then please let us know and we will send you a link to a secure payment page on our online store. Unfortunately we are unable to accept PayPal for floor loom purchases.
Delivery timescales: We will need confirmation with the factory what the current timescales are for shipping your loom. As the looms are made in batches there are periods when we have to wait for production to be completed before orders can be fulfilled. Please note that floor loom delivery may take up to 14 weeks, but can also be quicker than this if orders are placed part way through or at the end of a production run. If delivery is delayed due to factors beyond our control for a period of 22 weeks or more then we will offer you the option of cancelling your order and will refund all payments made by you up until that point, including the 10% deposit.
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SHIPPING AND DELIVERIES
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Orders to UK destinations are shipped by either Royal Mail 1st Class, Parcel Force 48 or DHL for larger items. All items sent outside the UK are shipped via international tracked airmail, Parcel Force or DHL.
If items are in stock we aim to have them dispatched within 2 working days of receipt of payment. If items are back-ordered we will contact you following placement of your order to advise when we expect shipment. Where part of an order consists of both back-ordered items and in-stock items we will await for all items to be available before we ship. Should you require the in-stock items immediately then please contact us to arrange separate shipping, which may be subject to additional postage fees. We will consider on a case-by-case basis whether additional shipping charges are required for split-deliveries. Timescales for the availability of back-ordered weaving, spinning and carding equipment is dependent upon our suppliers. You have the option to cancel an order for any items not in stock.
On occasions we may arrange for your purchase to be sent to you directly from the manufacturer or supplier. All orders sent directly from the manufacturer or our suppliers will be sent via DHL or another courier service. All orders are insured to the point of delivery, however, Weft Blown cannot be held responsible for deliveries arranged and procured by third-parties (i.e. the manufacturer).
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The goods must be returned unused in their original packaging to receive a full refund. If the goods are not in this condition then you will receive a partial refund.
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To return your product, you should mail it to: 25 Ritchie Street, West Kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, KA23 9AL.
If you are shipping a returned item over £50 in value then you should use a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We cannot guarantee that we will receive your returned item.
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Classes cancelled up to 4 weeks before the class date - Full refund.
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Schacht Double Back Beam for Standard Looms
Schacht floor looms can be fitted with a double back beam. A double back beam is a second beam that is attached behind the first beam and has a separate brake drum and brake release. The main purpose of using two beams is so that two warps can be separately tensioned. This can be useful if, for example, you wanted to weave a double weave fabric where one layer weaves longer than the other. In order to do this easily, you need to beam one layer on one beam and the other on the other beam and this keeps the length of the two layers separate from one another.
If you would like to order a double back beam for an existing Schacht Wolf loom then please let us know the serial number of your loom. Older looms will require a slightly different beam to ensure a correct fit.
Prices shown are for the Maple version - please contact us for prices for the back beams in Cherry wood.
This is a special order item - please allow up to 8 weeks for delivery