Midwest Chair Caning Tour 2015

Midwest Chair Caning Tour 2015

The Chair Nerds are back on another adventure to the great state of Indiana! The SeatWeavers Guild Annual Gathering was hosted by Veep David Dick at Brown County State Park. Dave and I took a detour at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village in Kentucky and stayed in Louisville on the way there and back.  Here is our […]

2014 Appalachian Chair Caning Tour, conclusion

2014 Appalachian Chair Caning Tour, conclusion

My first SeatWeavers Guild Annual Gathering was like having a little too much to drink at a party.  You meet tons of people, talk about your shared passions, become instant best friends with at least 5 people, but don’t really remember much except that is was the best time ever! Each paragraph of the Appalachian Chair […]

Embarking on the 2014 Appalachian Chair Caning Tour.

Embarking on the 2014 Appalachian Chair Caning Tour.

As time draws near to the 2015 SeatWeavers Guild Annual Gathering, I am compelled to tell the story of the momentous 2014 Appalachian Chair Caning Tour to New England (sweet New England).  So much has happened because of that trip. So much that I neglected blogging for a solid year of work to make the chairvolution from Go […]

Canespotting: Pablo Picasso

As seen on NPR… The Art Of Photographing Artists: Portraits By Arnold Newman by CLAIRE O’NEILL March 28, 2013 A bentwood rocker in pretty rough shape is seen at the right side of the photo.  If only I could figure out the wibbly wobbly timey whimey ways of Dr. Who, I could go back in time […]

Cane-spotting…Norman Rockwell’s Chair

Chair Repair, Chair Repair. Like I said,  it’s everywhere!  Including tonight on Antiques Roadshow. Watch it here.   Or read the article.  This lady was a model for Norman as a child and her father was his friend/photographer, who eventually got the chair off of him.  He gave it away because the seat was broken! […]