Silver River Center for Chair Caning is very excited to host the 9th Annual Gathering of The SeatWeavers Guild here in Asheville, NC at the Folk Art Center Auditorium. Click here for more information.
Part 1 of 5: Liverpool to Chatsworth House: in which I have fortuitous experiences with a fox, red squirrels, and driving on the left to a stately country home featuring a chair exhibit. I set up a google alert for chairs after our Extreme Chair Nerd Weekend in Winston-Salem and struck gold at the beginning of last […]
We love hearing the story behind the chair. In our disposable society, somehow people manage to retain sentimental attachments to chairs and get nostalgic warm fuzzies telling the provenance of their chair. Of course some people toss $2000 chairs to the curb because the weave is broken, so it balances out. Speaking of chair stories, […]
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 […]
MY CHAIRS ARE AT THE FOLK ART CENTER! Y’all go check ’em out next time you’re on the Blue Ridge Parkway. They’ll be there through mid-September. Thanks to Nikki Joseff and all the nice people at the Folk Art Center. It was really exciting to see visitors stop and read my bio and lean in […]