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New use for old wicker material–Wednesday Wicker Wisdom

New use for old wicker material–Wednesday Wicker Wisdom

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM–Today’s topic is about creativity in using an old wicker material in a new innovative way. Well, it’s probably not so innovative, just different… A while back a customer brought in this small footstool that had been woven in a checkerboard pattern, using #4 paper fibre rush. It was in sad shape and needed the seat replaced, as you can see. I have […]

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Paper Rush Seatweaving Hint–Tuesday Tips

Paper Rush Seatweaving Hint–Tuesday Tips

Tuesday Tip of the Day–This Tuesday’s Tip is about weaving a paper rush seat, beginning the first step of weaving, filling in the gussets or side rails. The old way of attaching the short strands needed to “square up” a trapezoidal (wider in the front than in the back) chair seat, was to nail the ends to the inside left and right side rails using […]

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Paper Rush Manufacturer

Paper Rush Manufacturer

MONDAY MENTION–I was surfing around trying to find some more chair caning blogs like this one that I blogged about before, when I discovered that a favorite caning supply company, Peerless Rattan Company has a blog, too! Got to looking around and reading past posts when I saw this one on a paper fibre rush manufacturing company right here in the States! Read the Peerless […]

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Lloyd Loom Wicker Video

YouTube Lloyd Loom Wicker Video just added to the How-to Articles: “What is Paper Rush or Paper Wicker” page here on WickerWoman.com that I think you will really enjoy! LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to get updates!

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Wicker Chair Transformation!

Look at the great wicker chair transformation that Boon did on the wicker chair she purchased on Craigslist. Visit Boongoggle’s blog today to see the details and photos! She took an old beat-up 1930s wicker chair, painted it and reupholstered the seat cushion to cover the hand-tied springs underneath on this late 1920s-1930s piece. Great job! Way to go girlfriend! LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to […]

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