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Artist in Residence–What’s That?

Artist in Residence–What’s That?

I’ve been asked to be an Artist in Residence! A few months ago I was asked to be the September Artist in Residence at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota. My stint will be for four days, Thursday-Sunday, September 22-25, 2016. North House is way up on the northeastern edge of Minnesota, located on the north side of beautiful Lake Superior, only 40 […]

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Happy B-Day to me!

Happy B-Day to me!

Happy B-Day to me! Does this scarf make me look fat? Hehehehe! Thank you for all the great birthday wishes through Facebook, Twitter, email, postal mail and phone I’ve been getting for the last few days and again this morning! What a wonderful day this has been so far, turning another year older has been great. The sun is shining brightly, there’s just a bit […]

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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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Find a Chair Caning Repair Pro

Find a Chair Caning Repair Pro

Free Nationwide Chair Caning Repair Experts Locator Do your cane or rush chair seats look like these poor puppies below? Are they so broken and torn up you can’t use them? Have you been trying to locate chair caning repair specialists or chair caning experts near you to fix your broken chair seats? Tired of running around like a chicken with your head cut off? […]

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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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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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Edge of Your Seat–Monday Mention

Edge of Your Seat–Monday Mention

MONDAY MENTION–Today I wanted to share with you a beautiful, well-crafted website about a chair caning business called Edge of Your Seat, which is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Chair caning expert and owner Donna Kim, has been an advertiser on my National Furniture Repair Directory™ for many years now. I’ve always admired her quality weaving restoration work as well as the website design and […]

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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 in Texas & Maryland

Chair Caning in Texas & Maryland

For those of you living in and around the states of Texas and Maryland, there have been some new chair caning businesses added to the National Furniture Repair Directory™ recently!  Both ads are marked with the  New! so you can’t miss them. American Caning Company in Linthicum, Maryland Little Jack Horner’s in Aledo, Texas Contact these great chair caning businesses to get your family heirloom […]

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