Professional Dobby Rug Loom

Professional Dobby Rug Loom

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The AVL Professional Dobby Rug Loom is the ultimate heavy-duty loom that boasts up to 16 harnesses and expansive weaving width of 4ft-20 ft (1.2m-6m). The versatility and strength of this loom makes it the go-to machine for professional rug weavers around the globe. 

Made in Chico, California,  USA


Standard Features:

  • Air-Powered Warp Tension
  • Air-Powered shed opening 
  • Dobby System (mechanical or Compu-Dobby) , 8,12,16 shafts
  • Sliding Beater
  • Metal Heddles
  • Choice of one or two 1-yard Section or Standard Beam
  • Wood and Steel construction (All-steel over 12ft looms)
  • Stainless Steel Reed
  • Illustrated Instruction Manual
  • Tool Holder
  • AVL two-year warranty.
  • 1-Year Subscription to 

Additional Features:

  • Air-Powered Flyshuttle (1, 2, or 4-box options)
  • Automatic Cloth Advance
  • Automatic Warp Letoff 


Note: 4-6’ (1.2-1.8m) looms have all hardwood frames, 8’ (2.4m) looms use powder coated steel for all crossmembers, and 10’ (3m) looms and up are mostly powder coated steel.



Rug Loom Specifications


4’ (1.2m)

6’ (1.8m)

8’ (2.4m)

10’ (3m)

12’ (3.65m)


75” (1.9m)

75” (1.9m)

75” (1.9m)

75” (1.9m)

75” (1.9m)

Overall Width

66” (1.67m)

90” (2.29m)

114” (2.9m)

138” (3.5m)

161” (4.1m)

Front to Back

84” (2.15m)

84” (2.15m)

84” (2.15m)

84” (2.15m)

84” (2.15m)

No. of Heddles







900 lbs/409 kgs

1300 lbs/591 kgs

1600 lbs/727 kgs

1900 lbs/864 kgs

2300 lbs/1045 kgs


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To complete your rug loom order, you must choose one or two Rug Loom Warp Beams.

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