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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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New Wicker Repair Process Page

New Wicker Repair Process Page

There’s a brand new page on WickerWoman.com about the steps and techniques used in the restoration and repair of antique wicker furniture. It’s called, Wicker Repair Process and can be found in the Helpful Resources tab on the left navigation bar. Take a look and enjoy the new page! This first photo slideshow features the restoration of a Heywood Brothers & Wakefield Company sewing cabinet […]

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Antique Wicker Furniture #101

Antique Wicker Furniture #101

We “lost” the Antique Wicker Furniture #101, History, Repair, Tips page a while ago and just now discovered it again under “hidden pages.” For some reason either during an update or during a revision, it was misplaced! But all is not lost–the page is back online. So if you haven’t been there already, hop on over and read a bit about this wonderful antique wicker […]

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Rattan Furniture, Inc.–Newest Addition to Furniture Repair Directory-Wicker Experts

Rattan Furniture, Inc.–Newest Addition to Furniture Repair Directory-Wicker Experts

Dan DeMelo’s Rattan Furniture, Inc. in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is our newest addition to the Wicker Repair section of the Furniture Repair Directory With over 30 years service to the industry, Rattan Furniture, Inc. has been providing quality wicker and rattan furniture for sale as well as restoration wicker services and upholstery, too. In the market for new wicker? Or do you need some repairs […]

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Find Wicker Repair in Illinois!

Do you have worn out wicker furniture that needs a helping hand; some real TLC to bring it back to useful life? Then check with David W. Dick in Paris, IL the newest addition to the Furniture Repair Directory on WickerWoman.com, to have him restore your family heirloom wicker or flea market find over the winter. During the slow winter months is usually a good […]

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Chair Caning Forum

Do you cane chairs as a hobby or maybe as a part-time or full-time business? Ever feel alone and need others to talk with about this art/craft of chair caning and other types of chair seat weaving? Well then, join us on the Seatweaving, Chair Caning & Wicker Repair Forum sometime where you can ask questions, help someone else with their problem or just plain […]

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