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Rotary Temple

Rotary Temple Close-up

Rotary Temple Close-up

Designed by Fireside and inspired by industrial looms, our Rotary Temple mounts via a track onto your loom to provide continuous sideways tension on your weaving so your selvedges stay taut and beautiful.  You can throw away all your stick temples because you simply move the Rotary Temple along the track to align it perfectly with the width of your current weaving project.  As you begin your project, adjust the tension and placement of the temple and then forget about it while you weave your entire warp.  Your finished weaving rolls smoothly over our pin rings as you weave and advance your cloth. 

Pin rings come in 3 different sizes – 1mm, 2mm and 3mm to accommodate fibers from fine to heavy.  Our standard Rotary Temple setup includes 2 pairs of pin rings.  You can add sets of pin rings until you have 4 pairs if you prefer to have more of your cloth edges controlled by the Rotary Temple.

Rotary Temples work on all brands of looms, not just Fireside Looms.  If you own multiple looms, buy an extra track and you can move the temple to whichever loom has your current project. 

A complete Rotary Temple setup costs $370 for any width loom. 
Extra mounting brackets, track, and pin rings are available for purchase.

Rotary Temple in Action

Rotary Temple in Action

Whether you own a Fireside Loom or a loom from another manufacturer, reviewing our installation booklet will help you understand how the Rotary Temple can be mounted on your loom.  Click here for the Installation Instructions for the Rotary Temple.  We have also answered commonly asked questions in our FAQ

Our Rotary Temple has been mounted on many different looms by changing the orientation of the mounting brackets, placing the brackets on different parts of the loom frame, using special mounting brackets or utilizing custom-made mounting blocks.  Check out these pictures of an AVL installation of the Fireside Rotary Temple

If you are using our Rotary Temple on a non-Fireside Loom, send us a couple of pictures and we’ll post them here for others to see as they contemplate how the Rotary Temple will work with their loom.