The Complete Guide to Chair Caning

The Complete Guide to Chair Caning

Restoring Cane, Rush, Splint, Wicker, & Rattan Furniture

Book - 2012
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Jim Widess, co-author of the bestselling The Caner's Handbook and a top authority in the field, presents a caning guide that readers will treasure for years to come. With the help of his amazingly detailed instructions and illuminating color photographs, even novices can fix virtually any piece of cane or wicker furniture; at the same time, professionals or collectors will value the hundreds of expert, time-tested tips Widess has amassed during three decades of work. Each chapter features a color gallery showcasing a variety of styles and techniques.

Baker & Taylor
Describes the tools, materials, and techniques used in weaving cane, explains how to repair the seats of cane chairs, and offers five projects that include a splint-caned porch rocker and a chair with a rush seat.

& Taylor

Discusses the fundamental tools, materials, and techniques for weaving cane and explains how to repair the seats of cane chairs, offering five detailed chair-making projects, including a traditional splint-caned porch rocker and a chair featuring a durable and comfortable rush seat.

Publisher: New York : Lark Crafts, 2012
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781454703846
Characteristics: 127 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Chair caning


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