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Chair Caning 101

Saturday, April 27, 2024, 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
St. Michael's Woodshop
691 St. Paul St
Rochester, NY  14605

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
John Alescio
Russell Lipp
Local Workshop
Registration is closed - Event is full
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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This is a half day interactive workshop to introduce the art of chair caning. Participants will be provided with materials to complete a small caning project. Included are a pre-drilled wooden square for the actual caning, caning material, reamer, pail, and sponge, pegs and literature. Each participant will take home a completed, caned square. The workshop is made up of the following sections:
1. Introduction to caning, with examples
2. Review of caning materials (handout)
3. Review of the caning process; planning the design (handout)
4. Review what can go wrong, and how to fix problems.
5. Caning activity
6. Review of applying the binder strip
7. Review finishing and coloring the cane.
8. Wrap-up
A materials fee is required.