Silver River Center for Chair Caning
We aspire to be a flagship for the chair caning in the United States and beyond. Our students come from all over the US and Canada. We are honored to be a link in the chain of your chair’s history, no matter where the chair lives.
HOURS: Due to COVID-19, by appointment only.
Ask about our remote learning opportunities to fix your chair yourself!
• for restoration or questions, please email photos of your chair to SilverRiverChairs@gmail.com
AS OF JULY 2020, WE ARE BOOKED TIL 2021 WITH RESTORATION PROJECTS. We are glad to add you to a wait list.
NEW ADDRESS SAME LOCATION! Roads have changed in the River Arts District, so did our street name.
#5 River Arts Place, Suite 201 Asheville, NC 28801
Silver River Center for Chair Caning is located on the 2nd floor in the middle building of CURVE Studios & Garden. The entrance is a purple door on the left of the building. Park and enter at the garden.
We have free parking, talented neighbors and a beautiful garden oasis. Find out more about the other artisans that call CURVE Studios & Garden home at http://www.curvestudiosnc.com/. Take a minute and review CURVE on Trip Advisor & Yelp!
Find out more about the River Arts District Artists at www.riverartsdistrict.com.
Please reference this map to find us, as online map resources are not yet currently reflecting the new traffic construction (we are upstairs at #5):DIRECTIONS TO SILVER RIVER CENTER FOR CHAIR CANING:
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the North: Follow I-26 East toward Woodfin & Asheville. Take exit 25. Go straight & continue along Riverside Drive, go under the railroad bridge and pass Asheville Greenworks on your right. At the light of Craven and Riverside, you have entered the River Arts District. Continue past the Cotton Mill Studios on your left, go under a large bridge.
Continue to the traffic circle and take the second exit (aka, take a left). Take an immediate left on River Arts Place, do not cross the tracks! After you turn, CURVE Studios is on your immediate right. Parking is onsite. We are in the middle building, upstairs.
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the South: Follow I-26 West to Amboy Rd. Exit 1-C. Follow the road by Carrier Park and the French Broad River until it ends at the bridge at the intersection of Lyman & Meadow. Take a Left on Lyman and you will see some construction…continue past Pleb Wine Bar, Riverview Station Studios, and the graffiti wall. Continue to the new traffic circle, then take your first exit (aka take a right). Take an immediate left on River Arts Place. Do not cross the tracks. CURVE Studios is on the right. Parking is onsite. We are in the middle building, upstairs.
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the East: Follow I-40 West from Black Mountain to I-240 West around the city. Pass Charlotte St and Merrimon Ave Exits. Take exit 4-c to Haywood St./Montford Ave./Visitors Center. At the light at the top of the exit, take a LEFT over the interstate and then an immediate Right onto Haywood Rd. at the new hotel construction. Follow the road to the next light at Patton Avenue. Go across Patton and through the light at Hilliard. Go down the hill past condos on the right and you will be in the River Arts District.
Turn left onto Clingman Ave. at the Grey Eagle Music Hall. If you miss it, go to the traffic circle and take a left on Roberts St. (3rd exit in the roundabout) at Michael Hoffman Studios. Both Roberts and Clingman will take you one short block to a 5 way intersection. You will turn/veer RIGHT OVER THE RAILROAD TRACKS.
Right after you cross the tracks, take a right on River Arts Place. If you hit the traffic circle you went too far, so swing around and then take a left on River Arts Place. CURVE Studios is on the right, parking onsite. We are in the middle building, upstairs.
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN From the West: Follow I-40 East from Canton. Take exit 46B on the left to merge onto I-240 E/I-26 W toward Asheville. Go 1.6 miles and take Exit 1-C Amboy Rd. Follow the road by Carriar Park and the French Broad River until it ends at the bridge at the intersection of Lyman & Meadow. Take a Left on Lyman and continue past Pleb, Riverview Station Studios, and the graffiti wall. You will notice construction by the river. Continue to the new traffic circle, then take your first exit (aka take a right). Take an immediate left on River Arts Place. Do not cross the tracks. CURVE Studios is on the right, parking onsite. We are in the middle building, upstairs.