Chair Caning Workshop, Oct. 9, 10-4 EDT

Nicole Reeder will be teaching the art of chair caning with a pressed cane reed. You will learn about this ancient and practical skill and will be able to replace the seats of your chairs. Nicole will teach you how to weave a seat for your own chair or she will provide you with a chair.
She has been restoring chairs for nearly 20 years. She works with many different types of materials including flat reed, cane, hickory bark, rush, and shaker tape. The location will be historic Uffington House, Rugby’s founder’s mother’s home dating to the 1880s.
This class is $65 if you bring your own chair or $75 if a chair will be provided. To reserve, click here: https://historic-rugby-inc-3.square.site/ For any questions or phone reservations, call Sue at 423-628-2441 Wednesdays through Sundays.
You will need to send a picture of the chair, if you want to bring one, to make sure it is compatible for this class. Please text picture to 931-397-7504 with your name.
Please Bring: Empty Spray Bottle, Large Pan, Clamps, Hot Glue Gun w/ extra Sticks, Blow dryer (Optional).
**If you don’t have all these supplies handy, don’t worry, Nicole will have extras**
Don’t forget to bring: Lunch, snacks and drinks for this day long class.