Today’s project was repairing a caned chair.
I can’t even remember where I picked this chair up, probably at a yard sale. Don’t ever pick up old chairs at yard sales unless you are prepared to fix it yourself. 135 more words
I am loving my work. At first, I was challenged by basics – scheduling, knowing what to say about my work, and learning the finer strokes of caning, among other things – and, honestly, it was challenging for me to be fully present with clients because I was trying too hard to read and exceed their expectations. 145 more words
When I first started out making canes I seemed to always struggle with getting that clean crisp look that the “pros” seemed to have. This left me wondering what am I doing wrong? 309 more words
I have a good collection of canes, but they do need replacing occasionally, especially when they are used with enthusiasm, as mine are. I love buying new canes because, being a natural product, no two are going to be exactly the same, so a new one might turn into a favourite. 1,187 more words