Seat Weaving Posts

What’s the 4th Way to Start a Paper Rush Seat?

What’s the 4th Way to Start a Paper Rush Seat?

Let’s do a review here of the variety of ways to begin “squaring up” a trapezoidal seat before I show you the fourth method to start a paper rush seat, OK? #1–Standard Way-Use Upholstery Tacks The most common way to start a paper rush seat is to use upholstery tacks to secure the gusset strands to the side rails. Strands start on the left rail […]

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Starting to Rush That Chair Seat?

Starting to Rush That Chair Seat?

Are you a new chair seat weaver? Getting into this seatweaving craft for either fun or profit? Are you intimidated by weaving your first paper rush seat? If so, then maybe this post will be a big help to get you on the right track. Rushing to start? Choose your best method **This post contains affiliate links, so when you make a purchase, I receive […]

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Missing Cane Fish Head in Corner Hole?

Missing Cane Fish Head in Corner Hole?

The previous weaver of this cane seat made a lot of mistakes, but for this blog post, we are only talking about one big, glaring error. We’ll use this photo to discuss other caning errors in future blog posts. Can you spot the error that I’m singling in on here? It’s something missing in the corner hole weaving pattern? I’ll give you a hint, it […]

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Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World

Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World

Chair caners and basket weavers, be sure to check out all the great Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World the Cane and Basket Suppliers have in store for you this year! Most of the supply companies listed on my Cane and Basket Supplies Directory have monthly or quarterly newsletters. Subscribe to them so all year, you’ll be one of the first to know when […]

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Paper Rush Seat Weaving Class

Paper Rush Seat Weaving Class

We all had a great time at the rush seat weaving class at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota, August 19-20, 2015. Most of the time we had great weather, but it did rain periodically. The harbor in front of the school campus is lovely though, no matter the weather. The north shore of Lake Superior is always interesting. The two-day paper rush […]

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Three chair caning design samples

Three chair caning design samples

Here are some chair caning samples that I did a while ago that I think you’ll enjoy seeing. This first cane chair seat is a wide binding cane seat on an unmarked hickory frame rustic rocker. I think it’s either an Old Hickory rocker or It could be Old Hickory or the Indiana Chair Company or a copy from another chair manufacturer. But to be […]

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