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Chair Caning Tips Video–Select the Right Size Cane

Chair Caning Tips Video–Select the Right Size Cane

  Just uploaded another Chair Caning Tip of the Day video on Youtube to help you with some of those questions you may have about caning a chair seat. This one was made quite a while ago after some discussion about this topic on our Seatweaving & Chair Caning Forum–The Chair Caner’s Community Hub™. If you want to find the discussion thread, do a Search […]

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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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What? Three Types of Chair Caning?

What? Three Types of Chair Caning?

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM — There are three main types of chair cane seats. Really, did you know that? Can you identify and name them all?     Here’s a little hint about the three names of chair caning to choose from ~~ Do YOU know the difference between these cane seat patterns and materials? hole-to-hole cane, hand caning , or lace caning seat pressed cane, […]

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Bevel inside chair cane edge–Tuesday Tips

Bevel inside chair cane edge–Tuesday Tips

TUESDAY WEAVING TIPS–Bevel the Inside Chair Rail Edge Surely you’ve seen several hole-to-hole cane seats that are broken and need to be replaced? Maybe they looked somewhat like this one below where the cane has totally failed… Many times the cause of a seat failure like this is due to a sharp edge on the inside rail of the chair, cutting the cane. If you […]

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Tuesday Tips–Leaving your mark on rewoven chair seats

Tuesday Tips–Leaving your mark on rewoven chair seats

TUESDAY WEAVING TIPS — Whenever you get the chance to “leave your mark” on a chair seat that you are restoring or reweaving, be sure to do it. Here I’ve inserted my business card between the cardboard triangles used for stuffing a paper rush chair seat. Don’t pass up the opportunity to get free advertising for your caning business and at the same time, leave […]

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