The SeatWeavers’ Guild Posts

Chair Caning Community Mourns the Passing of Tom Holtkamp

Chair Caning Community Mourns the Passing of Tom Holtkamp

MONDAY MENTION–The chair caning community and especially the members of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. is mourning the loss of one of our brightest stars, Tom Holtkamp. Although his star shone brightly for 77 years, it went out on Thursday, March 15th and will shine no more. His kind and caring soul with his zest for life and teaching will be remembered for many years to come. Tom […]

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Chair Caning Expert on PA TV–Friday Feature

Chair Caning Expert on PA TV–Friday Feature

FRIDAY FEATURE–Steve Ambrose, chair caning specialist from York, PA and advertiser on the National Furniture Repair Directory was featured on WHTM abc.com television station with his chair seat weaving this week! Steve is also a Charter member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. and has a website for his business, The Chair Seat Weaver, at www.thechairseatweaver.com where he shows his handiwork. Here’s his feature video on […]

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Chair Caning in Hickory, North Carolina

Chair Caning in Hickory, North Carolina

MONDAY MENTION–Chair Caning We just added another chair caning expert to the National Furniture Repair Directory™ in the Seatweaving section on WickerWoman.com! Dick Knotts, owner of The Seat Doktor, has been weaving for over 10 years and will be more than happy to repair any of your chair caning projects! He’s also a brand new member of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. and we’re so glad […]

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Weaver’s Words Basket Digest–Monday Mention

Weaver’s Words Basket Digest–Monday Mention

Today’s topic on Monday Mention is Weaver’s Words, a weekly Yahoo! Groups basket digest managed and moderated by Bonnie Krist. This email basketry digest was originally started in 1997 by 26-year old David Collins from Indianapolis, Indiana with only 71 subscribers. It later swelled to well over 1,000 subscribers, connecting to each other from the United States as well as from several countries overseas. Weaver’s […]

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