Victorian wicker Posts

Wednesday Wicker Wisdom–Antique Wicker Repair Process

Wednesday Wicker Wisdom–Antique Wicker Repair Process

I thought you might enjoy seeing some photos of the antique wicker furniture repair process that goes on when giving these grand old pieces some TLC. Enjoy these “before” and “after” shots and some “during”! Rarely did I take a picture after the piece was either stained or painted, for some odd reason. Guess I just wanted to highlight the restoration and wasn’t concerned with […]

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Wednesday Wicker Wisdom — Wicker Repair Techniques

Wednesday Wicker Wisdom — Wicker Repair Techniques

This wicker chair is listed in the book, Heywood Brothers and Wakefield Company Classic Wicker Furniture, The Complete 1898-1899 Illustrated Catalog.  It’s on page 33 or [65 & 66] of the original catalog, as a Lady’s Arm Chair, #6041 A. Here are some of the many repairs made to this lovely wicker chair I did several years ago.  This chair had been painted somewhere along […]

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Wednesday Wicker Wisdom-Antique Wicker Eras

Wednesday Wicker Wisdom-Antique Wicker Eras

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM–Antique Wicker Eras When I first started repairing antique wicker furniture back in the mid-1970s, I would get in a lot of Victorian era wicker pieces that quickly became my favorite pieces to restore. My favoritism was due to the excellent craftsmanship of the period and the use of first growth quality cane and reed materials. But there are several other styles made […]

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Victorian Wicker Furniture–Hot Topic on Forum!

Victorian Wicker Furniture–Hot Topic on Forum!

Recently we’ve been discussing the chain loops and figure eights found on Victorian wicker chairs and rockers. Here are some pictures that go along with those discussions, if these topics interest you, join us on the on the Seatweaving & Wicker Repair Forum–The Caner’s Community Hub™ sometime to see what else we talk about. LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to get updates!

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