Box loom is a term used to describe a certain loom using two or more shuttles for weaving fabrics with filling yarns that differ in fibre type, colour, twist, yarn size or level. The box motion is automatic, changing from one shuttle to another. Read more.
The simplest weave in textiles is a plain weave (1×1) where the filling yarn is passed over and under individual warp yarns. Using thick yarns, makes the fabric into a canvas.
Plain weave is the simplest and most common fabric weave where the filling yarn passes over and under each warp yarn in alternating rows. Read more..
Shuttle is the weft insertion device that propels the filling yarn across over and under the warp yarns. Shuttles used to be shuttle looms wooden with a metal tip.