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 & […]

US Chair Caning Tour

Dave and I recently launched our US Chair Caning Tour with a trip to The Island Farm in Manteo, NC.  We were hired by the Outer Banks Conservationists to repair a few really old chairs that reside in a living history house dating from 1847.  They were generous enough to give us a free place […]