Chair Caning and Seatweaving Experts

Find Seatweaving/Chair Caning Pros on the National Furniture Repair Directory™

   Locate Chair Caning Repair Experts near you to make all types of seat weaving restorations and repairs to your antique, flea market or family heirlooms. Select your Chair Caning Repair and Seatweaving Experts by State or browse the random listings below.

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Windsor Oaks Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA, USA

Jeannie’s Chair Caning Shop formerly of upstate New York (2012) and now restoring chairs in Virginia, has 40+ years experience in furniture restoration and seat repair.

Home-based location offering expert work in hand caning, blind caning, pressed cane, rush, splint, Danish cord and specialty weaves. Customer base extends from as far as Maryland, Richmond, Outer Banks and Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Also offering some furniture repair and refinishing. With pick-up and delivery available in the Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Norfolk areas. Contact for appointment and directions to the shop.

(5/1/21)

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Hanover, PA 17331, United States

Stephen Ambrose –“The Chair Seat Weaver” is a 4th generation professional chair seat weaver.

After a recent move in early 2021 from York, Pennsylvania, where he lived and worked for many years, Stephen is now providing services in Hanover, PA.

Stephen uses natural materials in the hand-weaving techniques of hole-to-hole cane or lace caning, press-in cane fabric or spine caning and also does handwoven splint seats.

Stephen takes on minor furniture repair too, so if your pieces need some TLC in that area be sure to inquire about those services.

“Please call or email and I’ll get back to you to schedule your appointment and give directions to my shop. Looking forward to meeting you!” — Stephen Ambrose, The Chair Seat Weaver.

To put a face with the name, check out this Youtube video! Stephen’s chair caning talents were featured on the local TV station where he used to work as a broadcasting engineer before retiring!

Steve Ambrose-Retired Broadcasting Engineer now Chair Caner

Recently ABC27, a local broadcast station in Pennsylvania did a spot on Steve on their newscast, too.

Steve Ambrose, Pennsylvania Seat Weaver

(9/1/21)

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106 South Louisiana Street, Abbeville, LA, 70510, USA

Acadiana Cane and Restorations, serving Southern Louisiana with the best in cane seat restoration and other hand-woven seating since 1978. We also do French or Blind Caning. For a free estimate, text or email Jim photos of the damaged area of the seat as well as a full view of the chair.

(9/01/21)

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1827 Cecil Wampler Road, Mount Crawford, VA 22841, USA

V.R. Weaving has over 15+ years experience doing cane, fiber rush, splint wood seats, Danish cord, and teach classes. Most reweaving can be completed within a two-week period. Pick-up and/or delivery in the DC area, Richmond and others for an additional fee. Bring in more than two chairs–get a 10% discount!

(12/01/19)

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Chairperson-Antiques–Owner Mical Wilmoth Carton is a chair seat weaving expert with 40 years of seat weaving experience. She specializes in the repair of all types of hand woven furniture including:

  • Hand and Machine Cane
  • Danish Cord and Danish Weave Cane
  • Fibre, Natural and Pretwisted Rush
  • Shaker Tape
  • Binder Cane and Porch Weave
  • Hong Kong Seagrass
  • Cotton Cord
  • Wicker & more!

Please visit the “Chairs” page on my website for additional pictures of chairs reseated over the years. Contact by phone or email is welcome.

Founder & Cottage Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®
(2/01/22)

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Minneapolis, MN 55424, USA

Since 1978 REED WEAVER’S commitment has been to the continuing appreciation of wicker as an art form through quality wickerwork.

In 1996, Reed was the first Minnesota artist invited to show her work at the new Neiman Marcus Gallery in Minneapolis, MN.

And in 2011 she was contracted by an airworthiness inspector for Boeing to create a replica of the original wicker seat used in the Spirit of St Louis airplane that Charles Lindbergh flew. The project was completed in June of 2012. Reed named ‘her’ Spirit Sophia and has included Spirit Sophia’s photo here.

Reed Weaver services include:
• The careful repair and restoration of wicker and rattan
• Stripping, refinishing, painting of wicker and rattan
• Cane, Rush, Splint and Danish Seating
• Custom design and fabrication of wicker furniture and accessories

Call or email for appointment and directions to the REED WEAVER studio, please.

(2-11/01/21)

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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315, USA

Den of Antiquity specializes in hand, French and insert cane, all types of antique and modern wicker, natural and fiber rush, splint seats, Danish cord, bamboo, rattan, and outdoor plastic patio furniture restoration.

Owner Sandra Rosar, has been weaving for over 45 years and worked at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, VA and has restored pieces for the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. There is not much that she hasn’t seen or done in the world of weaving with her numerous years of experience.

Sandra receives projects from many areas of the country that require imagination, creativity, engineering, and fine, detailed restoration to skillfully bring the piece back to its original condition. She maintains a shop with a master woodworker who assists with projects if needed and has just as many years of experience in refinishing, gluing, repairing, and restoration as Sandra.

Den of Antiquity works on all types of furniture, from antique to modern, in homes, hotels, offices, restaurants, yachts, and will travel to your location when requested to do so. No job is too big or small, simple or complicated!

(SUB-4/25/21)

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2736 Ole Davidson Road Racine, WI 53405

RS Peck offers caning, both handwoven and prewoven, in most patterns including the very difficult double-blind cane technique. I also do woodcarving of reproductions (such as missing sections on furniture and mirror frames) and original pieces.

I owned and operated a furniture restoration business in Racine, Wisconsin for 24 years, prior to closing in 2014. So if your piece needs gluing or repair, as often is required with chairs and rockers, I do provide that service.

(8/08/21)

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1355 49th Avenue, Winona, MN 55987, USA

The Caning Lady is nestled in a quaint Mississippi river valley town in southeastern Minnesota, but not too far south of Minneapolis/St. Paul to enjoy the drive.

Since 1986, I’ve been restoring precious family heirlooms; bringing your cherished treasures back to life is my passion and what I love to do!

I specialize in traditional hand caning, pressed cane, porch weave, Spiderweb, Daisy, Button and other unique patterns. I also weave with hickory bark, splint, Shaker tape and paper fiber rush.

You may contact me via phone or email for quotes, but please put “Chair Caning” in the subject line when emailing. I’m looking forward to working with you.

(Sub-11/15/20)

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Caning Canada Woven Chair Repair has been providing our chair caning services in Canada since 1986.

Starting mid-November 2020, my husband David and I will be traveling Canada in our RV, providing our seat weaving services local to the areas we are exploring. Seat weaving coming soon to a town near you!

Weaving Styles Offered

  • Standard seven-step hand chair caning method
  • French cane/blind cane
  • Double-sided cane
  • Fixed and hanging medallions
  • Specialty hand-woven cane including sunshine, sunrise, and sunset patterns
  • Binding cane or rattan weaving
  • Pre-woven cane
  • Danish paper cord in the standard basket weave and rush patterns
  • Paper fibre rush

We will winter in Langley, BC, from mid-October to mid-April every year. During the spring and summer, we will explore different regions of Canada, providing our woven chair repair services along the way.

We currently have weaving projects booked in Calgary, Saskatchewan, Toronto, Vancouver for 2021.

To be added to our booking list, please send a photo of your weaving project to [email protected] I will then provide you with an estimate and gather your contact details for our booking list.

(11/1/21)

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1617 Mellwood Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206, USA

Established in 2002, Excel Shop provides the best in quality furniture refinishing, upholstery, chair caning and custom wood craftsmanship.

Excel Shop does all types of chair seat weaving replacements including hand cane, sheet caning, and rush bottoms. If your furniture has lost its luster and is showing its age, call us for a complete restoration, too.

When your favorite sofa or chair is worn out, our craftsmen can make it new again. Our woodworking and finishing departments can properly restore your upholstered furniture.

Antiques are a specialty. We will carefully restore your heirlooms. We repair everything from loose chairs to veneer damage. No job is too small.

(SUB-6/05/21)

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4340 Springwood Court, Marietta, GA, 30068, USA
740 Horse Cove, Highlands, NC, 28741, USA
1-770-977-2075 GA and 1-828-526-5220 NC1-770-977-2075 GA and 1-828-526-5220 NC

East Cobb Caning is a home-based seat weaving business in both Georgia and North Carolina. Winter location is Marietta, GA Nov-Mar/Summer location is Highlands, NC Apr-Oct.

Services include hand caning, pressed caning, binder cane, flat oval cane, porch rockers, Danish cord, flat reed and rush. Also regluing and minor repairs available.

Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.® (TSWG)

(1/1/22)

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2990 Summit Drive, Ijamsville, MD 21754, USA

GRAHAM CLAN CANING CAN CANE YOUR CHAIRS!

We provide these chair re-seating services: Hand Cane, Pressed Cane, Rush, Shaker Tape, Danish Cord, Splint, Reed and Porch Weave. Other types of re-seating quoted upon request.

Graham Clan Caning has very competitive prices with excellent craftsmanship, so call or email us today to schedule your appointment!

Cottage Members of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(1/01/22)

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32 Birch Row Drive, Delaware, OH, 43015 USA

Chair caning expert Helen Cribbs, owner of Chairs Caned in Delaware, OH (2019 new city location) provides experienced and fair priced handwoven and pressed cane, plus wide binding cane in several patterns. (I now refrain from taking on wicker & fibre rush).

I have been in this business for over 30 years and since I work from home my pricing stays reasonable. When possible, I offer pick-up and delivery within a reasonable distance from my shop.

Several furniture refinishers and upholsterers in Dayton, Columbus, and Tipp City, Ohio keep me busy honing my craft.

Visit my website where you will find several patterns for the DIY chair seat weaver. The 7-Step Strand Caning pattern is especially detailed with diagrams. All are free to download and use.

(11/1/20)

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685 Murray Hill Road, Hill, NH 03243, USA

Murray Hill Weaving, is a chair bottoming specialist using cane, pressed cane, hickory bark, splint, and Shaker tape – emphasizing patterns that match the style.

Also offering basket and wicker furniture repair, basket & seatweaving classes and retail caning and basketmaking materials. I’ll restore items or teach you to do it! Located in central New Hampshire, we’re inviting you to visit and stay awhile.

(3/01/22)

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370 State Street, North Haven, CT 06473, USA

Supplying quality Seatweaving and Basketweaving supplies for over a century, since 1917!  Also repair all types of chair repairs, hand cane, cane webbing, Danish Cord, binder cane, Shaker tape, wicker repair, fibre rush, natural rush etc. Regluing service, pickup and delivery available, also complete weaving supplies.

Remember, “A chair is only as good as the seat that is in it.”

Founder & Corporate Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(7/1/21)

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530 Moul Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331, USA

B-Reseated Chair Weaving has 20+ years experience in all forms of woven seating repair & restoration: hand cane, pressed cane, fiber rush, natural rush (hand-twisted & pre-twisted), Danish cord, splint, leather, etc.

We also offer our customers stripping and refinishing services and repairs. We offer local pickup & delivery, free estimates and volume discounts.

Our customers include Martin’s Chair Company, New Holland PA, McLain-Wiesand Home Furnishings, Baltimore MD, The Dobbin House Restaurant, Gettysburg PA.

Our seat weaving work for Smilow Design has been featured in Martha Stewart Living (September 2015) and Elle Decor (December 2014).

Charter & Business Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild Inc.®

(SUB-9/19/21)

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9705 Hickory Hollow Road, Leesburg, FL 34788, USA

THE CHAIRMAN–Taught to weave by my grandmother at a very young age, I have made restoring our history by reweaving chair seats, my goal.

Services offered in the central Florida area including; 7-step hand cane, blind/French cane, cane webbing, fibre and natural rush and more.

Pick-up/delivery available, house calls, repairs and refinishing, and classes too! Call or email today for your appointment.

Business Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.® 

(11/01/21)

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