The Return of The Beast

It was exactly 1 year ago today that we THOUGHT we’d tamed The Beast, a chair that took over 200 hours to weave the medallion center back and the XXL seat with the XXS cane.  I posted some good stuff on the River Arts District Blog and then we had a Bon Voyage to the […]

The Taming of the Beast

WE DID IT!  Our most difficult chair caning project to date.  It only took us one year and 228 hours, but we have tamed the Beast!  Visit the River Arts District blog to see a step by step photo journey of the process.  There are two posts, one for the seat weaving process (100+ hours) […]

Want to take a caning class?

Greetings from Planet Art in the River Arts District! I am trying to put together a schedule for 2012 including Chair Caning classes as early as March!  Below are 7 questions that will help me in planning classes. General information follows the questionaire, please read…it’s a lot of info! Please respond at your convenience with the following […]

Manna Food Bank food drive & wine tasting

WOW!  It was a great time at the Holiday Party!  So many people showed up for the tasting with bags and bags of food.  We raised $810 and 348 lbs of food for Manna Foodbank. Thanks to Jessica of the Wine Studio of Asheville, and Tara & Ragan of  Colorful Palate Catering.  Dang, that was good food!  Thanks […]

Food Drive, Holiday Sale, and Wine Tasting at Studio 375

Tis the season for EVERYONE to fill their bellies with food and their hearts with compassion.  We are hosting a food drive for Manna Food Bank as our 2nd Saturday December event.  If you can’t make it, please check out our Virtual Food Drive  Suggested donation is $5 (includes the tasting, snacks, and a […]