Thread Collective is excited to offer Bluster Bay handcrafted shuttles made in a range of Australian timbers. The Hook End Feed Shuttles (EFS) are available in 13" & 15" with open and closed bottoms.
HOOK & EYE TENSIONED END-FEED BOAT SHUTTLES
- are simple to thread and adjust
- require no tools for tension adjustment
- are lightweight and well balanced
- handle a wide range of yarn types and weights
- are available in three lengths with either open or closed bottoms.
11″ End-Feed Boat Shuttles
Designed for customers who desire a smaller, lighter weight end-feed shuttle than any others currently on the market. These small end-feed shuttles are perfect for:
- narrow warps
- use with table looms or floor looms with small sheds
- weavers with small hands
These shuttles are 11 inches long, 1.625 inches wide and 1.25 inches tall. The aluminium spindles are spring-loaded and designed to carry our lightweight and inexpensive tapered paper pirns.
EF-11-O 11-inch open bottom, Hook tensioned
EF-11-C 11-inch closed bottom, Hook tensioned
13″ & 15″ End-Feed Boat Shuttles
These are the standard Bluster Bay end-feed shuttles that weavers have been using and raving about since 1996.
The 13-inch and 15-inch end-feed shuttles are 1.875 inches wide and are 1.375 inches tall. The bronze spindles are spring-loaded.
The 13″ end-feed shuttles use Bluster Bay brand plastic 5.5″ pirns or AVL 5.5″ black pirns.
Note: 6″ Schacht wood or red plastic pirns will NOT fit these shuttle.
The 15″ end-feed shuttles use our Bluster Bay brand plastic 8″ pirns, AVL 8″ black pirns or Schacht 8″ wood pirns.
EF-13-O 13-inch open bottom, Hook tensioned
EF-13-C 13-inch closed bottom, Hook tensioned
EF-15-O 15-inch open bottom, Hook tensioned
EF-15-C 15-inch closed bottom, Hook tensioned
Please note that the timbers pictured are indicative only. Actual timber colours may vary and naturally occurring inclusions can occur.