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Spring Chair Caning Boot Camp Work­shop at Silver River Center for Chair Caning

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Enhance your chair making prac­tice with our two week seat weaving boot camp. Learn Splint, Rush, Shaker Tape, Pressed Cane, and Hand-Woven Chair Caning.

Shaker tape class Silver River Chairs

Join the chair nerds for a two week inten­sive on seat weaving and chair caning. 

Perfect for someone inter­ested in seat weaving as a busi­ness, hobby, or to enhance your furni­ture making prac­tice. This series of classes is geared toward begin­ners but is great for inter­me­di­ate seat weavers to perfect their skills.

We will cover the basics of Laced Cane, Pressed Cane, Shaker Tape, Fiber Rush and Splint Reed restora­tions, while giving you invalu­able tips to simplify the process. Save $150 on all 5 classes by signing up for boot camp. All mate­ri­als and tools are included in class fees. Down payment of half the boot camp fee holds your spot. Bring a friend and get an addi­tional $100 off…for each of you!

To sign up for one or two of these sessions go to the shop page, click on the style of weaving (splint, rush, etc) that you want to learn, and choose your class date in the drop down tab.


Spring 2020 Boot Camp specifics:

Monday-Friday, April 20 – 24. Laced Caning. 10am-5pm

Use the weekend between classes to explore the sights, sounds, and tastes of Asheville or return home to rest.

Monday, April 27. Fiber Rush. 10am-4pm

Tuesday, April 28. Fiber Rush. 10am-4pm

Wednes­day, April 29. Splint Weaving. 10am-4pm

Thurs­day, April 30. Shaker Tape Weaving. 10am-3pm

Friday, May 1. Pressed Caning + Finish/​Review. 10am‑2/​4pm.

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