Recondition, inspect, repair and prepare harness frames for looms.
What does a Harness Builder do?
Reconditions and prepares harness frames for looms preparatory to drawing-in or storage: Inspects and replaces damaged heddles, slide rods, side hooks, and frame hooks. Removes or inserts heddles in harness frame for change in cloth style, according to pattern. Counts, measures with gauge, or connects harness to electric counting machine to determine number of heddles. Spaces heddles in sections between heddle rod hooks. May clean harnesses. May convey harnesses to drawing-in department, using handtruck.