Photo Essay: Weaving Authentic Hickory Bark

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Photo Essay: Weaving Authentic Hickory Bark

Snow fell on my house today, so it’s the perfect day to finish my winter blog series on authentic hickory bark. I have actually written this post three times, captioning each photo three times only to have them pop up blank on the preview. The photos aren’t necessarily in order (though they show up that […]

Authentic Bark vs. Manufactured Reed for Splint Chairs

Authentic Bark vs. Manufactured Reed for Splint Chairs

I admit it was only recently that I wove my first authentic bark seat.  I had a helluva time finding it when I first started out. Eventually, I met several chair makers through the Southern Highland Craft Guild and I literally begged them for years to let me come watch/help harvest bark (achcoughJim McGie & […]

Before & After

A picture’s worth a thousand words.  Here are some of our more amazing transformations.  Many thanks to Bob Haase for the refinish on the rocker, and Joanne O’Sullivan for the lovely article in Carolina Home + Garden which resulted in the commission of the colorful chair.