The Caner's Handbook: A Descriptive Guide with Step-by-step Photographs for Restoring Cane, Rush, Splint, Danish Cord, Rawhide, and Wicker Furniture

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Lark Books, Jan 2, 1992 - Crafts & Hobbies - 143 pages
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Give life to old cane furniture as well as weaving seats and backs for new pieces. Traditional techniques and new shortcuts make caning with wicker, rattan, rawhide, and other materials easy. Useful charts detail how much fiber to buy and what standard lengths are available. "An excellent purchase for any size library."-- "LJ

. 148 pages (4 in color), 302 b/w illus., 8 1/2 x 11.

 

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This little book has been the bible of chair caning for years. It was received in perfect shape prompt and reasonable price. I have used it for reference to repair a chair bottom and it has already paid for itself. Very satisfied! Read full review

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Overstock had the cheapest price on this wonderfully useful book. It has detailed step by step instructions and illustrations. It was very helpful in the completion of several restoration projects. Read full review

Contents

Handwoven Furniture
13
CARE OF WOVEN FURNITURE
15
A WORD ABOUT RATTAN
17
Machine Caning
21
Hand Caning The Seven Step Method
35
Special Techniques in Hand Caning
53
WEAVING ON CHAIR BACKS
58
Rushwork
71
SHAKER TAPE WEAVING
96
RAWHIDE WEAVING
98
Danish Cord and Binder Cane
101
BINDER CANE WEAVING
108
Wickerwork
118
EPILOGUE
136
BIBLIOGRAPHY
137
INDEX
139

NATURAL RUSH WEAVING
83
Working With Splint Shaker Tape and Rawhide
86
A NOTE ABOUT SUPPLIERS
143
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