Seat Weaving Books and Booklets

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2012ChairBookletsSet72.jpg Seat Weaving Booklets Set
$23.50
This extremely useful set includes 1 each of all 7 of our excellent seat weaving instruction booklets: Splint Weave, Fiber Rush, Herringbone Weave, Finger Lakes Fan Weave, Shaker Tape Seat Weaving, Chair Caning and New England Porch Weave. If purchased separately, these cost $27.65. Many illustrations, and very clear step-by-step instructions in each. Booklet size is 5.5" x 8.5".
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chaircaningbooklet2011.jpg Chair Caning Booklet
$3.95
Chair Caning Booklet with illustrated how-to's. Get this booklet when you're weaving a seat with drilled holes in frame. If the woven part of the seat is 12" or less, one 270' coil is the amount you need.
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splintchair72b.jpg Splint Weaving Booklet
$3.95

Get this booklet for re-weaving chairs in herringbone pattern with 1/2" flat reeds. It'll take about 1 and a half lbs. of reed to weave an average seat.

 

*Other suitable materials:
1/2" or 1" ash  (144' of 1/2" ash, or 90' of 1" ash per seat)
1.5 pounds of 3/8" flat reed or 5/8" flat reed

This pattern is woven "over 3, under 3". Click on photo to see pattern weave close-up.

(This weaving pattern is identical to herringbone weave EXCEPT that herringbone uses narrow material. This pattern is for 1/2" wide and similar material.)


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fiberrushchairlabel1.jpg Fiber Rush Seatweaving Booklet
$3.95

Illustrated how-to's. Get this booklet for fiber rush seatweaving in the pattern at left. Also has all instructions to adjust for chairseats that are not perfect squares. This booklet is also the same pattern to be used for weaving SEAGRASS seats.

It takes a 2 lb coil of fiber rush to weave an average 13 x 13" seat, or 2 lbs of seagrass. Click on photo to see pattern weave close-up.


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redshakerchair72.jpg Shaker Tape Seatweaving Booklet
$3.95

How to weave Shaker Tape Seats on chairs with rails.

Click on photo to see pattern weave close-up.


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FingerLakesFan144a.jpg Finger Lakes Fan Weave Booklet
$3.95

Finger Lakes Fan Weave booklet, illustrated how-to's. Suitable for porch chairs, dining room chairs. Use wide binder cane or 3/16 to 1/4 flat oval. It takes one 500' hank of binder cane or one lb of reed to weave the average seat.

This pattern is woven "over 4, under 4". Click on photo to see pattern weave close-up.


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blueporchweave72.jpg New England Porchweave booklet
$3.95

New England Porchweave booklet, completely illustrated how-to's. Get this booklet when re-weaving a porch rocker type in plain-weave with 1/4" Wide Binding Cane or narrow flat reeds. It takes one 500 ft coil of binder cane to weave a porch seat. If the back of the chair needs weaving too, the back will require 1 and a half coils of binder cane. For reed, get 3 lb to do the seat and back.

Click on photo to see pattern weave close-up.


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herringboneCHAIR72.jpg Herringbone Weave Booklet
$3.95

Herringbone Seatweaving Booklet, illustrated how-to's. Suitable for all Binder Cane widths, and Flat Oval reed in 3/16" or 1/4" width. Woven in "over 3, under 3" pattern.

Takes one hank, coil or pound for one average seat. Also called "twill weave" in some parts of the U.S.

(This weaving pattern is identical to Splint Weave EXCEPT that Splint Weave uses 1/2" wide or wider material. This pattern is for 3/16" or 1/4" wide material.)

Click on photo to see pattern weave close-up.


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2010chaircaningwidess144.jpg The Complete Guide to Chair Caning
$19.95

The Complete Guide to Chair Caning by Jim Widess. Excellent attention to detail with new features: how to install cane webbing in cabinet doors, speakers and as ventilation for boats. Book includes how to cane chairs, weave rush seats, splint seats, repair wicker and bamboo furniture, including how to make those fancy corner knots on rattan furniture when you do a repair. Click for more details.  Soft Cover or Hard Cover.



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cradlebook200.jpg Create an Heirloom Cradle Booklet
$5.95
Create an Heirloom by Donna Rohkohl is an 8.5 x 11 booklet with instructions for 3 bassinets and 3 cradles for dolls & babies. Only the Large Cradle is suitable for real babies- and is easy to weave. You need to make a wooden base and use three pounds of #6 round, one #5 round reed, and one 1/4" flat oval reed.
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WeaversStain2011a.jpg Weavers Stain
$10.95

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Weavers Stain is a super product which sprays on in a fine mist- NOT ANYTHING like spray paint.

Tung oil and urethane mix. Note that there's no "poly" in the urethane. The "poly" is what dries fibers out.

Suitable for baskets and chair seats made of reed. NOT for cane.

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