A two-week intensive of chair caning instruction from two of the top masters in the chair caning field! Perfect for someone interested in seat weaving as a business or for a hobby. This series of classes is geared toward beginners but is great for intermediate seat weavers to perfect their skills.
We will cover the basics of Laced Cane, Pressed Cane, Shaker Tape, Fiber Rush and Splint Reed restorations, while giving you invaluable tips to simplify the process.
To sign up for one or two of these sessions go to the shop page, click on the style of weaving, and choose your class date.
- Splint Reed – September 11 (Mon); 10am-4pm
- Fiber Rush – September 12 (Tues); 10am-7pm
- Pressed Cane – September 13 (Wed); 10am-2pm
- Shaker Tape – September 14 (Thurs); 10am-3pm
- Finish/Review – September 15 (Fri); 10am-2pm
- Laced Cane – September 18-22 (Mon-Fri); 10am-5pm
Use the weekend between classes to explore the sights, sounds and tastes of Asheville during the holiday season or return home to rest.
Discounts at local hotels available on weekdays only. Or call us for info on less expensive and very accommodating airbnb homes nearby.
Save $150 on all 5 classes by signing up for boot camp. Half non-refundable down-payment required when you sign up. *Bring a friend and get an additional $100 off.
All materials and tools are provided. A total of 5 chairs will be completed during this series of classes. Students are responsible for supplying their own, structurally sound chairs. If you need chairs to work on, we can get them for you with advanced notice.
Any refinishing/structural repairs need to be addressed before Bootcamp.