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Harnesses

I refurbished the harnesses – 24″ x 41″ (outside dimensions).

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Harnesses were disassembled.  All metal was cleaned with solvent and then steel wooled.  The wood was steel wooled, then sanded, then steel wooled again, and finally oiled with boiled linseed oil several times.  All heddles were steel wooled, and the ones that were rough or pitted or bent were replaced, which amounted to 26 heddles on one and 14 on the other.  All screws were all replaced.  Heddle support spring hooks were cleaned and lightly oiled.  And the reassembly was completed.

After…

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