Chair Nerds On Location at Appalachian Center for Craft

Chair Nerds On Location at Appalachian Center for Craft

Seat Weaving with Color & Pattern. June 5-7, 2020 We stopped by the Appalachian Center for Craft one foggy July evening on the way back from The SeatWeavers’ Guild Gathering in Arkansas. It is part of Tennessee Tech University and located in the cozy mountains of Smithville, Tn. It looked like summer camp…until you walked […]

Blog Share! Chair du Jour

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Blog Share! Chair du Jour

#chairdujour “new” fun on Instagram & reboot of a nerdy chair blog It really isn’t hard to find your tribe these days. I was fortunate that I started my chair caning business about the same time as the internet and social media were gaining steam. Now I correspond regularly with chair weavers from Argentina to […]

Chairs at The House on the Rock

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Chairs at The House on the Rock

The House on the Rock is located in the middle of Wisconsin. It’s a crazy indescribably roadside attraction that we learned of from Neil Gaiman‘s book and tv series, American Gods (watch it on Stars). When we went to The Furniture Society Annual Conference in Milwaukee this summer, we couldn’t help but take a detour […]

Chairs with Woven Leather

Chairs with Woven Leather

We don’t get the opportunity to work with leather often. Hence the concentrated posts on leather chairs. It’s easy to post about things you don’t have many images of. It is a bit harder to pare down the crucial images for caning when you’ve woven over 3,000 chairs. Here is a look at a custom […]

Snowshoe Chairs & Table!

Snowshoe Chairs & Table!

Summer 2019 was very kind to us. We visited Dave’s Aunt Kathy this summer on our way to/from the Furniture Society Annual Conference in Milwaukee¬†in June. Of course she had some cool chairs woven with rawhide at her farm house. She got them in Michigan. Barbara Walker (of the funkiest chair in our shop post) […]