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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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TSWG Journal sent to members!

TSWG Journal sent to members!

Just wanted to let all members of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. know that the latest quarterly issue of the Seatweavers’ Journal was sent out by email and postal mail to all members on Wednesday, January 19th. So, if you have not received yours yet, be sure to let our editor, Bonnie Rashleigh know about the problem ASAP. Email her at seatweaversnews@gmail.com Great featured article on […]

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Rare Chair Seating Exhibition in Scotts, Michigan

Rare Chair Seating Exhibition in Scotts, Michigan

Members of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Inc. (TSWG) will present a Chair Seating Exhibtion open to the public during the  3rd Annual Gathering of the guild on July 30-August 1, 2010 at Tillers International Museum in Scotts, Michigan. Don’t miss this rarely presented  public exhibtion of chairs, featuring chairs  and wicker furniture with handwoven seats, showing a variety of patterns and designs created with both natural hand-gathered […]

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FRIDAY FRIENDS–Chair Caning

FRIDAY FRIENDS–Chair Caning

Three founding members of The SeatWeavers’ Guild, Jan Noal, Lee Long and Sally Jackson were recently featured in the Akron Beacon Journal for the chair caning classes they teach. These gals have been volunteering their chair caning skills for years, teaching classes at the Lion’s Lodge in  Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio to mostly senior citizens. Read all about them and how they are passing on the […]

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The SeatWeavers' Guild–Chair Caning Group

If you cane chairs or reweave chair seats in any other pattern, and want to belong to a group of like-minded folks, our guild is for you! Follow the links in the video, visit our site and join today! Here’s a cool little ditty I put together for some publicity on our chair caning group called, The SeatWeavers’ Guild.  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=726XclAgWX0&hl=en_US&fs=1&] LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to […]

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Chair Caning Forum-6 years strong!

Chair Caning Forum-6 years strong!

Seatweaving & Chair Caning Forum Founded & Moderated by Cathryn Peters On March 10, 2004 I began an online chair caning discussion board forum that is now celebrating its 6th year anniversary in just a few days! The Seatweaving & Chair Caning Forum ™ is hosted by YourWebApps.com and can be found at http://disc.yourwebapps.com/Indices/220033.html There had been a previous chair caning forum, but it only […]

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