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Caleb James Danish Modern Furnituremaker

Caleb James Danish Modern Furnituremaker

I’ve always been fascinated by and loved the Scandinavian, specifically the Danish Modern furniture from the 1940s-1960s, now called “Mid-Century furniture.” Usually made out of teak wood, it had smooth, clean lines and was actually quite comfortable furniture to sit on. When I was a kid growing up in the 1950s, my family had a lot of the furniture. We had the dining room suite […]

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Shipping woven chair seats for repair–Tuesday Tips

Shipping woven chair seats for repair–Tuesday Tips

Need to have your favorite cane or rush chair seat rewoven? The chair caning or paper rush is shot and you can’t use the chair anymore? Did you use the National Furniture Repair Directory™–Seatweaving section to find an repair expert? But they’re located far away from you, maybe in another state? Well, you’re in luck if  you have the type of chair seat that can […]

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Directory ™ on WickerWoman.com Celebrating Sixth Year Online!

Directory ™ on WickerWoman.com Celebrating Sixth Year Online!

Little did I realize that in the six years that my National Furniture Repair Directory has been online, would it have served so many people–customers as well as the advertisers listed there! Starting with just a handful of chair caners, wicker repair folks, furniture refinishers and upholsterers from the Seatweaving & Chair Caning Forum , we have now grown to 85 listings in the Seatweaving/Chair […]

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Wednesday Wicker Wisdom-Chair Seat Weaving

Wednesday Wicker Wisdom-Chair Seat Weaving

Did you know that “chair caning” is but one of several different design patterns or techniques of chair seat weaving or chair seating? And that there are many, many different kinds of materials to use in weaving all the other types of chair seat weaving? For each of the techniques and methods of weaving listed below, the weaver uses a different type of material and […]

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Hand-Twisted Rush Seatweaving in 2008 Campbell Folk School Catalog

Hand-Twisted Rush Seatweaving in 2008 Campbell Folk School Catalog

I received the 2008 full-color catalog for the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina today! It features my hand-twisted natural rush seatweaving class, offered June 29-July 5, 2008. I poured over each class listing (after reading the description of my Hand-Twisted Natural Cattail & Bulrush Seatweaving course, first), and was really impressed by the vast number of new classes and new instructors. […]

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