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The Complete Guide to Chair Caning: Restoring Cane, Rush, Splint, Wicker Rattan Furniture
by Jim Widess
Jim Widess, co-author of the best selling Caner's Handbook, owner of The Caning Shop, and one of the field's top authorities, presents crafters with five amazingly detailed chairmaking projects they'll treasure for years to come. Best of all, with the help of a thorough basics chapter, reader-friendly instructions, and a plethora of illuminating color photographs, even beg ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published January 28th 2006 by Lark Books
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This was my favorite among the caning books. It has gorgeous photographs of historic pieces and very clear and illustrative drawn diagrams which have the result of making one want to begin right away on a project that is likely to plague their dreams. It covers just about every aspect of caning and seat weaving that one would have a question about--including patterning the weave and using different materials. Can't recommend this title highly enough.