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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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New Chair Caning Expert–Den of Antiquity

New Chair Caning Expert–Den of Antiquity

MONDAY MENTION–Today’s mention is a new chair caning business listing in the National Furniture Repair Directory™ in the Seatweaving section, Florida. Owner Sandy Roser’s chair caning repair business called, Den of Antiquity, is located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Here she repairs and restores all types of chair caning and wicker work, both antiques and modern. Besides doing all types of chair caning and rattan repairs, […]

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Victorian Heart Shaped Wicker Set-part 4

Victorian Heart Shaped Wicker Set-part 4

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM–Sad to report, but this will be the final post about the lovely Victorian Heart Shaped Wicker Set that I’ve shared with you here on the blog… Bargain hunter Patty made some more phone calls to local area antique dealers in central Florida and had finally located someone that was knowledgeable about antique wicker. So she and hubby Neil, loaded up the truck […]

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Massachusetts Chair Caner Joins Furniture Repair Directory

NEW! Shout out to another chair caner and seatweaving business, North Shore Caning from Georgetown, Massachusetts who just signed up to be included in the National Furniture Repair Directory on WickerWoman.com, which now totals 89 businesses in just the Seatweaving-Experts section alone! There are three other sections of this National Furniture Repair Directory to include Wicker Experts, Upholstery Experts and Furniture Refinishing and Restoration Experts, […]

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Use Smoked Rattan Reed to Repair Wicker

Use Smoked Rattan Reed to Repair Wicker

For years before the smoked rattan reed was invented, we wicker repair pros had to stain match the natural whiteish reed color to a dark stained wicker piece. So once the new smoked reed came on the market in the 1980s, I was elated! When restoring a dark stained wicker furniture piece, it’s a good idea to use smoked rattan reed instead of the natural […]

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