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CHAIR CANING BOOTCAMP
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Monday-Friday, April 20-24
& April 27-May 1, 2020

$1,350.00 $1,200.00

Two solid weeks of chair caning instruction from two of the top masters in the chair caning field! Covering the basics of Laced Cane, Pressed Cane, Shaker Tape, Fiber Rush and Splint Reed restorations, this series of classes is geared toward beginner/intermediate seat weavers.

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Join us for Bootcamp every April and September: a two-week intensive of seat weaving classes from two of the instructors 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.

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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. Save $150 on all 5 classes by signing up for boot camp. All materials and tools are included in class fees.Down payment of half the boot camp fee holds your spot. Bring a friend and get an additional $100 off…for each of you!

 

To sign up for one or two of these sessions go to the shop page, click on the style of weaving (splint, rush, etc) that you want to learn, and choose your class date in the drop down tab.

Spring 2020 Boot Camp specifics:

  • Monday-Friday, April 20-24. Laced Caning.  10am-5pm
  • Use the weekend between classes to explore the sights, sounds, and tastes of Asheville or return home to rest.
  • Monday, April 27. Fiber Rush.  10am-4pm
  • Tuesday, April 28. Fiber Rush.  10am-4pm
  • Wednesday, April 29. Splint Weaving. 10am-4pm
  • Thursday, April 30. Shaker Tape Weaving. 10am-3pm
  • Friday, May 1. Pressed Caning + Finish/Review. 10am-2/4pm. 

How to Choose Chairs to Bring to Boot Camp

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 of at least a month. Chairs will range in cost from $20-$40/chair depending on what we find around town. Asheville has notoriously high used chair prices. Any refinishing/structural repairs need to be addressed before Bootcamp.

Visit our PLAN YOUR TRIP page for lodging information.

Fall 2020 Boot Camp specifics:

  • Monday, September 14. Fiber Rush. 10am-4pm
  • Tuesday, September 15. Fiber Rush. 10am-4pm
  • Wednesday, September 16. Shaker Tape Weaving. 10am-3pm
  • Thursday, September 17. Splint Weaving. 10am-4pm
  • Friday, September 18. Pressed Caning + Finish/Review. 10am-2/4pm. 
  • Use the weekend between classes to explore the sights, sounds, and tastes of Asheville or return home to rest.
  • Monday-Friday, September 21-25. Laced Caning. 10am-5pm

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Class Dates

Monday-Friday • April 20-24 & April 27-May 1, 2020 • 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday • September 14-18 & September 21-25, 2020 • 10am-5pm

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