Located this book and hopefully will have it in my hands soon; thanks for the suggestion. We already own The Caners Handbook and it is an excellent source. It was very helpful when I started caning several years ago. Generally, when SAGE customers require blind caning, it is passed on to me since I enjoy it and by now have several years of experience.
Today we reviewed all of Mica's posts but were unable to locate one demonstrating double blind caning. Did I miss something???
I was interested to read that Mica uses includes crochet hooks among her tools;our workshop manager is a retired dentist and we have inherited some equipment. We expect our customer to review the chairs and get some idea of stain color though I much prefer cane in its' natural state. To answer Mica's question: We are in Summit New Jersey. This is a wonderful forum; thank you Cathryn and Mica.
I would appreciate help with a barrel shaped chair with double walled side panels; does anyone have suggestions related to how the second side is woven? The customer wants the the cane stained; how... more
As Cathryn said, I've had experience with this, along with others on this list. #1 - If the cane needs to be stained (inside and out), it must be colored before the caning is done. Ritt dye works... more
Thanks for the suggestion about the book and I will suggest that we add it to our library. I just looked at the posts related to blind caning (Mical Wilmot Carlton); that certainly looks like the... more
Hi Madeline! Again, it would be nice to know where you are!!!! Tools are anything that allow you to weave the cane (steps 2/4, and the diagonals) without dislodging the previous steps. I have a tool... more
Madeline, Mical Wilmoth Carton has had a lot of experience doing those double-sided chairs and has posted here about them many times. Do a Search here for her posts on blind caning and double-sided... more
Chairseating by Johnson Barratt and Butcher m-ribaudo,Wed May 30 3:09pm
Hi Greg and anyone else who is looking for our book ..... I am one of the Authors of the book Chair Seating. We have a website and the link is as follows:- www.chairseating.co.uk The price is £20.00... more
Greg this is the link: http://www.amazon.com/Chair-Seating-Techniques-Willow-Cords/dp/0852197365 don't think about the used price of $30 that is lower than published price and new copy's are going... more
The book, "Chair Seating" by Johnson, Barratt & Butcher can be found right here on Amazon Greg: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=chair+seating +... more
I have no idea Mindy and don't remember the direct website URL for it either. Bonnie Rashleigh had it two years ago and was in contact with the women, I believe. Could look it up in our past TSWG... more
Thanks John, http://www.chairseating.co.uk./ The worldwide price plus shipping is 31.50 british pounds which is $48.26 and they take every major credit card so ordering is as easy as if it were in... more
Hi Greg Yesterday I started with Google and found many copies; it seems to be available only as a used copy. The price varies considerably as you will see. I was able to purchase through Amazon.... more