As far as supplies are concerned, I found a really great source for silk weaving thread, so I bought two cones thinking it would be more than I ever needed:
This part was really tricky to try to photograph as it involved all of my hands, but the method of continuous warp makes warping cards incredibly fast, because you thread the entire pack, and then separate out the cards as you warp it up. Once again, the warping board was invaluable. I ended up with perfectly strung cards that were pretty much all the same length, saving time and minimizing waste in the warping process.
Now it came time to pull out my newest favorite thing:
So I had a simple ratchet setup, identical to my earlier idea pertaining to box looms (scroll down) based on examples from illuminated manuscripts.
So far, the idea seems to have merit: