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Antique Wicker Furniture Motif Features

Antique Wicker Furniture Motif Features

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM–Today we have a wonderful guest blogger here on Weavin’ Wicker Woman. Richard Saunders is a man that hardly needs an introduction since he’s already so well known in the antique wicker furniture industry.   I’ve followed Richard through all his books, but I also remember seeing him on the Good Morning America television show back in the late 1970s or early 1980s. Richard […]

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Antique Wicker Furniture Book Offer

Antique Wicker Furniture Book Offer

Wicker furniture author and appraiser, Richard Saunders is offering for sale, brand new copies of WICKER FURNITURE: A GUIDE TO RESTORING AND COLLECTING (Crown Publishers; 1990) until his supply runs out. This is a 245-page, large format paperback book, which includes an 8-page color photo section, hundreds of black and white photos and lots of fascinating information on antique wicker furniture. The history of the […]

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Victorian Wicker Highchair Restoration

Victorian Wicker Highchair Restoration

I’ve been going through some of the thousands of hard copy antique wicker furniture pictures I have in photo storage boxes, to share with you here on the blog. Today’s subject is a real cutie from the 1890s, it’s a totally woven Victorian reed wicker highchair. This reed wicker highchair has a wooden tray that can be flipped over to the back when you take […]

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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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Wicker Furniture Appraisals–Wondering what yours is worth?

Wicker Furniture Appraisals–Wondering what yours is worth?

Do you have some antique wicker furniture and you’d like someone to tell you what it’s worth? Or maybe you want information about when it was made and by whom? Or how about learning what the material is that was used when it was created? Then you can clean and care for your wicker furniture properly, once you know what the material is. Well, since […]

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English Willow Coffin Making

English Willow Coffin Making

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM — Weaving willow coffins I bet that title above for this blog post really took you by surprise, didn’t it? Well, yes willow coffins are being woven over “across the pond” in England and have been for many years. Here’s a wonderful video by my friends at The Somerset Willow Company, LTD for you to enjoy! If you are a long-time subscriber […]

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