Synopses & Reviews
Revive your worn and damaged chairs! Restore and repair your antique or worn-out chairs with the techniques in this handy guide. By learning how to make repairs yourself, you'll be able to skip the high costs of professional craftsmen. With clear demonstrations of weaving patterns and processes, Chair Caning and Seat Weaving Handbook will guide you through preparing your chair, gathering the required tools, weaving, and finishing it. Even beginners will enjoy success using these easy-to-understand, illustrated, step-by-step instructions for each project including: " Cane Seats " Shaker Tape Seats " and Rush Seats
About the Author
John Kelsey is a journalist and editor specializing in woodworking and furniture making. He has a degree in woodworking and furniture design from the School for American Craft at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a former editor in chief of Fine Woodworking magazine and a publisher of woodworking and home building books at the Taunton Press. He is the author of Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.