Hi everyone, I'm new to caning. In order to practice knotless, and X's and fish heads I'm going to drill holes in a simple rectangular pic frame.
I just realized that I'll run out hands to hold the frame and also do the caning, though. The links in this old thread no longer work, so I'm writing to ask folks to share pix and/or descriptions of a contraption I might make or buy to hold my workpieces steady while I work.
I'd love something adjustable as I'm still discovering my most comfy caning position... Sitting or standing, I'll want good back position.
Hi Jan... Here are a couple of links to my frame holder. I realize this does not help you but it can give you some ideas. I do a weaving on this lazy susan with the center part being interchangeable... more
Holding chair backs, etc. LSchatzberg,Fri Jun 22 11:42pm
Hi Laurie... try this link, this is to a recent discussion on whether we sit or stand while working...there should be link to others jigs as well for those who prefere to stand and in Cathryn's... more
Thanks for the pointer to that discussion. I had skimmed that thread but missed the great pix of your system. Looks a bit intimidating for this newbie. Ironically, that thread also notes lifting... more
Craig, Thanks so much for the clamps idea. I have a desk rocker, the kind that have a rocking mechanism underneath, and it was brought to me already removed from the mechanism. It also has a very... more
You are so right much easier to adjust and unhook rehook, & I put some electric tape over the end that goes onto the table so they don't scratch up the work surface or screech as I spin the chair... more
I use four c-clamps attached to each corner to serve as legs(albeit short ones.) If the corners are finished pieces with no rush, I pad them to keep from damaging the wood. If the corners are filled... more