Furniture Repair Directory™

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56 Cottage Road, Enfield, CT 06082, USA

REDUX FOR YOU–Bring your cherished chairs back to life!

Sue does hand-cane, press-cane, fiber rush, natural rush, seagrass, splint, porch weave, wicker repair, and more.

Custom-made baskets on request. Backpacks, market baskets, purses and everyday baskets.

Email, text, call or go to the website to fill out a quote request.

We have online and in-person classes available for seatweaving, basketry and crafts. Check the schedule on the website for what is coming up next.

We work with many local furniture restoration companies and can give you a referral for other repairs.

Our studio is open by appointment only. Follow our work on Facebook and Instagram.

When not weaving chairs, Sue can be found behind a camera or keyboard, with her photography, website design, social media management and graphic design skills.

Based in the US most of the year, but visits Italy (travel permitting) each year. She works remotely in Monterosso, Calabria for a short time. Artandsoulitaly.com

This also exposes her to seatweaving and basketmaking methods on an international basis. She hopes to hold classes in-person or virtually from there, also.

Thank you for considering Redux For You to repair your chairs!

Member and Webmaster of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(SUB 1/22/24)

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Hanover, PA 17331, USA

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 chair seat weaving 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

A few years ago, ABC27, a local broadcast station in Pennsylvania, did a spot on Steve on their newscast, too.

Steve Ambrose, Pennsylvania Seat Weaver on ABC Channel 27

(10/22 TC)

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211 3rd Street, Glasgow, MO 65254, USA

Diana, owner of Sit-A-While Seat Weaving has over 30+ years experience offering custom chair seat replacement using cane, splint, fibre rush, Shaker tape and seagrass. Pick-up available within a 75-mile radius.

Diana travels throughout Missouri demonstrating at events and also offers weekend classes. Stay at local B & Bs in the historic community overlooking the Missouri River.

Charter and Cottage Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. ®.

(1/01/24)

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2041 IN-252, Cedar Grove, IN 47016, USA

Schuler Reed Furniture, owned by Morgan Schuler is dedicated to quality repairs on cane furniture. Serving both Indiana and Ohio since we are located just ten miles from Brookville, IN, between Cincinnati, OH and Indianapolis, IN.

My idea to start caning came from my grandparents who had a shop in Cincinnati called Lewis Reed Furniture, and I want to continue that in my own way the best I can.

Self-taught with the help of many people from around the world, I intend to grow my business as large as I can in the coming years.

I specialize in:

  • hand cane
  • pressed cane
  • fiber rush
  • flat reed
  • binder cane
  • light wickerwork

I also do small repairs and if I have not done a particular type of repair before, I will typically try to figure it out so I can perfect it.

Color-matching wood repairs on chairs is also a service I can provide, and I am able to get those pretty close but have not taken on any large refinishing jobs. At this time, I am not looking to tackle that challenge.

Before reweaving the seat, I always round the edges of the opening and the cane holes to prevent premature failure in the future. I then tighten any loose joints that I am able to, and then after the seat repair I oil the wood to bring it back to life. This is all included in one estimate to make things simple.

The easiest method of getting an estimate is to send pictures through text message to the phone number listed. That estimate is typically very accurate, but in-person estimates may differ a little depending on damage unseen in photos.

If needed, I also offer a fee-based pick-up and delivery service, within a reasonable distance from my shop.

Thank you, and I look forward to bringing a new life to your cane furniture.

Corporate Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(SUB 8/13 TC)

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555 Walnut Circle, Bellville, TX 77418, USA
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At Doug Werner Seatweaving and Furniture Repair we have been providing seatweaving including Cane, Rush, Splint, Danish Cord and Wicker since 2005.

We serve SE and Central Texas, including the Houston Metro area.

(1/01/24)

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349 Campbell Avenue, Belford, NJ 07718, USA

Cane and Able is a repair and restoration service that for over ten years has worked in the local community offering individual attention to each project.

Customers are private clients, local museums and area antique dealers in Monmouth County. Services are woven and pressed cane, fibre rush, natural rush, Shaker tape, and splint weaving. Also chair repair, part replacements and duplication, stripping and refinishing. Free estimates, pick-up and delivery additional.

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

(4/1/23)

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1659 North Sea Road, Southampton, NY 11968, USA

Weaving Restoration is the Chair Caning and Wicker Repair division of Bruce H. Kreymborg Refinishing and Conservation, a family operated, full-service antique restoration business in Southampton, NY, started in 1967.

Katherine K. Wilson, owner of Weaving Restoration and Bruce’s daughter, provides all the chair caning and wicker furniture restorations, while Bruce and his associates provide major and minor furniture restorations and upholstery.

We’re a complete source for all your restoration needs! No job is too big or too small.

See Katherine’s website and Facebook fan page for more photos, click on the icons.

Corporate Members of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.® 

(Sub-9/2/23) Chair Caning
(Sub-9/2/23) Wicker Repair

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17 Wilkes Street, Waterville, Maine, 04901

Herard Seat Weaving is located in Waterville, serving central and mid-coast Maine. We can bring new life to your cane, rush or wicker chairs, benches, and rockers. Every piece from antiques to modern and contemporary chairs can be renewed with a hand-woven seat.

Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(4/01/23)

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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.”

Founding Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(7/1/23)

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26381 Pine Valley Ct, South Bend, IN 46628, USA

Edie Zalas Chair Caning & Seatweaving is a home-based seat weaving service located in northern Indiana. Specializing in hand-woven cane seat replacement, pressed cane, natural and fiber rush, and Danish cord.

I take pride in doing quality work at reasonable prices, done in a timely manner. Call, text or email for prices, quotes and directions to my shop. Feel free to send photographs with your text message or email.

Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.® 

(3/01/23)

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926 Gilman Street, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA

Chair Caning, Splint, Rush, Danish Cord, Rawhide, Rattan and Wicker Repair are the specialties of The Caning Shop Restoration since 1969. Chair caning and basketry classes are available, too.

Jim Widess, owner of The Caning Shop in Berkeley, CA sells chair caning and basketry supplies and is the author of two best-selling weaving books: The Caner’s Handbook and The Complete Guide to Chair Caning.

Honorary Lifetime Member–The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(11/01/23)

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117 W State Rd, North Prairie, WI 53153, USA

Natural Environments is a chair caning and seat weaving business in Waukesha County Wisconsin started in 1980.

I offer expert weaving in:

  • hand caning
  • pre-woven cane
  • Shaker tape
  • reeds
  • Danish cord
  • binder cane weaves

Your piece is not just a chair or just a rocker, it is a memory of gatherings with friends and family, and of hours spent rocking generations of babies.

I learned to weave on a child’s rocker and high chair which have been in our family for 4 generations.

I work with individuals, refinishers, antique dealers and decorators. And I take pride in restoring pieces to an attractive, useful state again.

Make your appointment by phone or email today and then send a picture to share with me so we can discuss your project.

(Sub 1/04/24)

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188 Park Ridge Lane, Aurora, IL, 60504 USA

Hank’s Cane & Rush Restoration specializes in Hand Cane, Machine Cane Webbing, Paper Rush, Danish Cord, Shaker Tape and more. Sadly caning and rush seat weaving are fast becoming dying art forms and it is our intent not to let that happen. Each chair we see in the shop comes with a story or has a story yet to come!

Our mission at Hank’s is to restore your chair or furniture piece while refreshing the memory that accompanies it! Or possibly it’s a chair with memories still to unfold! Whatever you do, don’t throw that chair out without talking to us first! ~ Lynn

Business and Board Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(5/1/23)

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175 Newcomb Hill Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667, USA

Wellfleet Chair Caning specializes in Hand and French Caning, Porch Chairs, Splint and Reed, Mid-Century Modern, Shaker Tape, and Danish Cord. I have been involved in seat weaving since 1986, continuing a tradition that began with my great-grandmother in the 1920s. Quality work and reasonable prices are my policies, not mere goals. I serve Cape Cod and the Islands year-round.

Business Level Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(SUB-9/30 TC)

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4277 Preston Street, Paris, IL 61944, USA

David W. Dick Chair Caning has performed expert cane seat weaving and restoration, serving Illinois, Indiana, and the greater Midwest, since 1975.

We weave strand cane, sometimes called lace cane, and loom-woven (pressed cane), wide binding cane, and splints. We gladly stain to match the original material and furniture. And are always more than willing to discuss your seat weaving needs including giving free estimates.

Nothing leaves our shop until it’s perfect — count on it! References available upon request.

Proud Charter and Cottage Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.® (TSWG)

(Seatweaving SUB 1/04/23)

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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-6/05/23)

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2991 SC-174, Edisto Island, SC 29438, USA

Welcome to Seats on the Beach. We are a small family chair caning and seat weaving business, providing chair caning and other seat weaving services primarily in Charleston, South Carolina, and other regional sea island areas.

We work with most weaving media, rattan strand hand caning, press cane mesh, fibre rush, pre-twisted natural rush (which is a good substitute for cattail rush and bulrush), Danish cord, Kevlar cord, and twisted seagrass.

We provide basic chair repair services of replacing broken rails and rungs and tightening loose joints. We also provide minor touch-up staining and refinishing but we are not skilled in full refinishing.

We do not do upholstery and wicker but will occasionally rewrap wicker joints on a chair-by-chair basis.

Call or email today for an appointment and to discuss your chair seat weaving needs!  Visit our Facebook page for more photos of our work.

We are a proud Cottage level member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(11/26 TC)

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3311 Westmoreland Ave NW, Canton, OH 44718, USA

Harry Johnston, owner of HSJ’s SeatWeaving has been serving the greater Canton, Ohio area since 2009.

Services that HSJ’s SeatWeaving provides are the following designs and/or patterns:

  • Seven step hole to hole cane in traditional hexagon, diamond and other patterns
  • Chair backs in snowflake and spider-web designs
  • Pressed cane
  • Paper fibre rush
  • Wide binding cane in herringbone and other patterns
  • Danish cord
  • Basket weave for chair seats

We provide the services of caning and seat weaving and also have the ability to stain and repair chairs if needed.

Contact today to discuss your project and set your appointment to get TLC for your cherished piece.

We do quality caning at reasonable prices!

(8/05 TC)

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43 Papoose Lane, Brookline, VT 05345, USA

Sherman Chair Caning–I have been in business since 1995 and specialize a wide array of caning services: Hand and Pressed Caning, Fibre and Natural Rush, Danish Cord, Splint Weave, Shaker Tape, Binding Cane, Specialty Caning and Wicker Repair.

In addition to working with my own customers, I have been called upon to work with some of the top furniture restoration businesses in the region, fulfilling any or all of their chair caning needs.

Therefore, if you bring me a chair that is in need of chair caning as well as restoration, you should know that no matter what condition it may be in, I have resources available to ensure that you will have many more years of enjoyment left in your chair.

(SUB 12/9 TC)

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Monterey, CA 93950, USA

At Kinghan of Kalifornia we are a three-generation family business with nearly forty years of restoration experience.

Our specialty being all types of seat weaving, chair repair, restoration and upholstery.

“I love what I do and get great satisfaction giving a new life to a loved piece of furniture.”

“After all this time, I still get wicker or cane pieces that I’ve never seen before and I love a challenge.”

Free estimates, local deliveries, by appointment. Offering mobile services and on-site restoration.

We’re in collaboration with other local craftsmen full restoration services are available.

Charter & Cottage Member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc.®

(2/01/23)

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