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Chair Caning Techniques with Rachael South
Tue 25 April 2017, 10:30 – 16:30 BST
Try your hand at the age-old technique of chair caning in this workshop hosted by Rachael South. Guests will cane a 20cm square frame and go home with a new skill that they can apply to caning their own furniture in the future.
Rachael was taught the craft of chair caning and rush seating by her father who had himself been taught by his father Michael South.
Her knowledge of chair caning, rush, Danish paper cord and other seat weaving techniques have resulted in a keen understanding of the requirements when working with fine antiques or contemporary classics.
Rachael runs a London based upholstery and chair caning business and also teaches both subjects.