Cane-spotting…Norman Rockwell’s Chair
Chair Repair, Chair Repair. Like I said, it’s everywhere! Including tonight on Antiques Roadshow. Watch it here. Or read the article. This lady was a model for Norman as a child and her father was his friend/photographer, who eventually got the chair off of him. He gave it away because the seat was broken! […]
Cane-spotting! The Inaugural Luncheon.
In the early days of my chair caning business, I came up with a cheer: GO CHAIR REPAIR! And a jingle: Chair repair, chair repair, doot doot doot doot doot chair repair. (If you’re trying to sing it yourself, the melody goes up the first 3 syllables, down the second 3 syllables, and the last […]
Canespotting: Mark Twain’s Chair
While being laid out with the flu, Dave and I watched a Ken Burns special about Mark Twain. We see cane chairs and designs in almost every show we watch including Dr. Who, Sons of Anarchy, Downton Abbey, a Mt. Everest documentary, and numerous nerdy biographies on PBS. Here is a chair we were really […]