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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Sterling, Dec 31, 1991 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 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, raw-hide, 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.”—Library Journal.

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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


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About the author (1991)

Widess has been providing classes for gourd craft and selling gourds and gourd craft supplies for the past 14 years. He is owner of The Caning Shop in Berkeley, California.

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