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Furniture on the wild side. Daniel Mack shares his secrets for making furniture from tree twigs, sticks and small logs.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #53 Aug 1996 pg. 44

How to repair and preserve wicker furniture.
AMERICANA Jul-Aug 1982 (v.10#3) pg. 70

How to dye baskets and wicker furniture. Small pieces can be dipped. Larger ones must have the dye sponged on.
APARTMENT LIFE Aug 1979 (v.11#8) pg. 46

A look at "basket furniture" (wicker, rattan and bamboo). Tips on what to look for in construction plus easy maintenance tips.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. F8 (180+)

Decorating with wicker. Tips on caring for old wicker and buying new wicker.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1994 (v.72#7) pg. 89

How to paint wicker furniture with an aged finish.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1996 (v.74#4) pg. 38

Woven furniture. Tips on what you need to know before buying rattan, wicker and other woven furniture.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1999 (v.77#6) pg. 30

How to repair and restore wicker furniture.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1986 (v.9#9) pg. 45

Country comfort. How to make a willow chair.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1991 (v.14#8) pg. 50

Wild about wicker. How to determine if an old piece is worth purchasing and repairing. Tips on making repairs and on caring for wicker furniture.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 17

Tex-Mex willow works. Assorted items to make from willow saplings. (1) Bronco Branch Out table. (2) Tex-Mex wall (hat) rack. (3) Little-bits containers for houseplants. (4) Mini Tex wall rack. (5) Birds of Sante Fe birdhouse. (6) Planter Pequeno. (7) Desert Shelf.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1993 (v.16#11) pg. 42

Make rustic twig furniture from simple, natural materials you can gather yourself. Instructions for a love seat and table in the Adirondack style (late 1800s).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1994 (v.17#9) pg. 38

Craft with wicker. How to sponge paint wicker furniture with metallic paints.
CRAFTS Mar 1991 (v.14#3) pg. 22

Rustic patio furniture is built from willow branches and small willow trees. Patterns included for an arm chair, loveseat, chaise lounge and coffee table.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #248 Apr 1984 (v.34#4) pg. 122

How to make wicker furniture look like new. How to clean and repair.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #249 May-Jun 1984 (v.34#5) pg. 123

Rustic furniture. Crafting with nature's free-form designs. Making furniture from tree limbs and branches.
FINE WOODWORKING #66 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 38

The rudiments of rustic furniture. Basics of building chairs from tree branches.
FINE WOODWORKING #138 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 50

Pretty ways with wicker. Simple paint-on designs for a vanity bench, a "Tiffany" lamp and a wardrobe hamper.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Feb 1986 (v.202#2) pg. 208

Making twig furniture. General instructions and step by step instructions for making a child's green willow chair.
HANDMADE #15 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 100

How to repair wicker furniture.
HANDMADE #19 May-Aug 1985 pg. 86, 97

How to maintain and repair wicker furniture.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1979 (v.3#6) pg. 56

Repairing wicker furniture. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #710 Jun 1987 (v.83) pg. 30

Doing wonders with old wicker. Tips on cleaning and repainting wicker furniture.
HOME MECHANIX #723 Jul 1988 (v.84) pg. 22

Repairing wicker furniture.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.13#6) pg. 60

Tips on selecting and maintaining wicker furniture.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.15#3) pg. 18

Tip: How to repair the fraying feet of wicker chairs.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1982 (v.7#4) pg. 9

Leather is better! Glass-and-wicker table top insert is replaced with one of tooled leather.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1996 (v.6#4) pg. 44, Insert

Building willow chairs for pleasure and profit without expensive tools. Some advice.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #43 Jan-Feb 1977 pg. 72

How to make twig furniture.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #103 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 43

Adirondack style twig furniture. Advice on gathering young saplings, on joints, on choosing a design and on making the frame for chair, settee or table.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #147 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 30

Walking the willow. How to build a classic bed frame from materials you gather. Head and footboard are made from bent willow saplings. Shorter spokes of willow are then attached in a fan-like motif.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #161 Apr-May 1997 pg. 26

How to repair wicker furniture the way the experts do.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1981 (v.156#2) pg. 93

Back to rattan. A guide to fabricating furniture with this versatile building material. Instructions for a rattan loveseat and chair.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1986 (v.163#7) pg. 93

Peel yourself a settee. How to make twig furniture is illustrated with this outdoor settee project.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #44 Aug 1988 (v.8#2) pg. 49

Effortless twig furniture. How to build stylish and durable willow furniture.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #106 Jan 1999 (v.18#6) pg. 34

Wickerworks. How to repair broken wicker chairs.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.3#7) pg. 62

How to repair worn wicker. Tips on replacing a broken reed spoke, reweaving a broken horizontal and rewinding cane.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 192

The wicker primer. What you need to know before buying wicker furniture.
SUNSET Aug 1993 (v.191#2) pg. 96

Tip on a simple way to achieve a superior finish for rattan and wicker.
WOOD MAGAZINE #24 Aug 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 12

Rustic-furniture basics. Includes instructions for making a rustic table.
WOOD MAGAZINE #126 Sep 2000 (v.17#6) pg. 41

Cane table with a glass top. Photos and text describe making a table from bamboo, cane, and rattan.
WOODWORKER #1044 Nov 1980 (v.84) pg. 710

Rattan pattern. Step-by-step instructions for caning a chair seat.
WOODWORKER Apr 1987 (v.91#4) pg. 325
Added Info WOODWORKER Jul 1987 (v.91#7) pg. 635
Added Info WOODWORKER Oct 1987 (v.91#10) pg. 936
Added Info WOODWORKER Jan 1988 (v.92#1) pg. 99

The rustic alternative. Tips on materials and techniques for making rustic furniture from tree branches.
WOODWORKER Mar 1995 (v.99#3) pg. 23

Tips on choosing and caring for wicker furniture.
WORKBASKET Jan 1982 (v.47#3) pg. 86

Reproduction of a wicker bed originally owned by Henry Ford. Est. cost: $500.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1989 (v.45#2) pg. 42