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Chair Caning Instructions

Chair Caning Instructions

I’m heading out the door in just a few minutes for teaching a three-day chair caning workshop at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN.     But before I leave home am printing out the Chair Caning Instructions page of my website, using the Printer Friendly tab for my students to use in class and at home. If you are curious about doing […]

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Is all chair seat weaving called “caning”?

Is all chair seat weaving called “caning”?

  Are you confused about what type of woven chair seat you have? Is all seat weaving called, “caning”? Help is on the way! The resounding technical answer to that question is, “No” all chair seat weaving is not called, “caning.” There are numerous types of weaving techniques and materials that make up chair seat weaving. All chair caning weaving techniques go by certain names, […]

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Chair Caning Tips – YouTube Channel Playlist

Chair Caning Tips – YouTube Channel Playlist

  Chair Caning as a Hobby or Business? Are you new to the chair caning craft? Maybe you’ve just taken it up as a hobby or have you decided to make chair caning your part-time or full-time business profession? Been struggling with the “little things” and need some helpful pointers or chair caning tips to speed up your weaving and improve your skills? Visit TheWickerWoman […]

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Tuesday Caning Tip-Skipping Holes and Rows

Tuesday Caning Tip-Skipping Holes and Rows

  TUESDAY CANING TIP–Skipping Holes and Rows   We’ve had a lively discussion going on in the Seatweaving & Chair Caning Forum™ recently about the practice of skipping holes and rows while weaving a hole-to-hole cane seat. Whether the seat is round, trapezoidal or horseshoe-shaped, several of us “old timers” have learned how to take shortcuts and use the strands of cane to their best […]

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How-to Install Cane Webbing Instructions

How-to Install Cane Webbing Instructions

TUESDAY WEAVING TIPS–Revised Cane Webbing Tutorial Page Today’s tip is an update on a How-to page I posted many months ago here on WickerWoman.com under the Articles index page, FREE “How-to Install Cane Webbing” Instructions. Although I had this article accepted and posted for several years on eHow.com, when they changed their writer’s policies a couple years ago, I pulled it off the site. I […]

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Chair Caning Tip of the Day — Correct Weaving Direction

Do you know there’s a right and wrong way of weaving with strand chair cane? Whaaaat? There’s a wrong way to weave a strand of cane when chair caning? “No wonder I’m so frustrated,” you say? Yes, believe it or not, there is a correct way and direction to pull/weave the strands of cane on a hole-to-hole cane chair seat to make sure you don’t […]

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