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SKU: zz0CANERHAN Caners Handbook, The - by Miller/Widess

Caners Handbook, The - by Miller/Widess
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  • SKU: zz0CANERHAN Caners Handbook, The - by Miller/Widess

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A descriptive guide with step-by-step  blak & white photos for restoring hand and pre-woven (sheet) cane, rush, splint, Danish cord, rawhide, Shaker Tape and wicker furniture.

Includes a wonderful section on the history of materials and woven furniture as well as a through section on rattan and it's processing and how pre-woven cane is woven.

Cane - Full instructions and phtotos for the classic horseshoe shaped seat as well as curved rails, round seats, curved backs, the Spider Weave pattern, the Star of David or Snowflake pattern, blind caning (the holes do not go all the way through the wood), double caning, Rising Sun and Sun Ray patterns as well as weaving a floating wood medallion in the center of the back and splicing cane to repair just a section.
Also covers pre-woven cane repairs.

Rushwork - Full instructions and phtotos for fiber (paper) and natural rush, along with alternative shapes like a triangle and deep-seated seats and Windsor chairs. 

Splint - Full instructions and phtotos for working with wider flat materials such as flat reed, wide binding cane and hickory, oak and ash splints. Also includes full instructions and phtotos for working with cotton Shaker tape and weaving a rawhide seat.

Danish Cord &  Binder Cane - Full instructions and phtotos for weaving Danish Modern chairs with and without L shaped nails with Danish cord and binding cane, also includes binder cane on a wicker chair where the twill cane pattern wraps around the rails.

Wickerwork - Full instructions and phtotos for reweaving and repairing some classic wicker furniture and patterns, including the reed chain stitch.

143 pages
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