seat weaving Posts

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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Mammaw’s Rocker Revival

FRIDAY FEATURE–Recently Mindy King, Vice President of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc., taught a splint seat weaving class at Woodcraft in Parkersburg, West Virgina. The kind folks at Woodcraft made a wonderful video documenting the restoration of “Mammaw’s Rocker” and subsequent seat weaving class. Click above on this blog title to Read More and see the video. Enjoy!   LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to get updates!

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Tuesday Tips–Paper Rush Seatweaving

Tuesday Tips–Paper Rush Seatweaving

A while back I made a post about weaving with paper fibre rush and the perils of not stuffing the seats with cardboard or something else to protect the strands.  https://www.wickerwoman.com/tuesday-tips-paper-rush-weaving.html I was having problems with my photo editor on the blog that day, so was not able to post the picture of the seat I was describing. So are some pictures and reasons to […]

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Chair Caning Class at Marc Adams School of Woodworking

Chair Caning Class at Marc Adams School of Woodworking

Well things have finally settled down enough around here after my trip to the Marc Adams School of Woodworking in Franklin, Indiana last month, for me to post some of the pictures we took during my chair caning class. Here’s a picture of the class weaving their “over the rail” diamond wide binding segment of the chair seat weaving two-day class. Here’s a class picture […]

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Tuesday Tips–Chair Caning Helper

Tuesday Tips–Chair Caning Helper

Ever have one of those chair caning jobs where you’re working on a hole-to-hole cane rocker that simply won’t stay put when you’re trying to weave the seat? The rocker moves back and forth, back and forth, and is uncooperative, making the weaving task very difficult? Well, here’s today’s Tuesday Tip for Chair Caning–Take a couple hippo clips or spring clamp and clip one to […]

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