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How to harvest hickory bark to use in weaving a chair seat.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #65 Apr 1998 pg. 18

Using pre-woven cane to restore seats and surfaces. Includes tips on making new cane look old.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #71 Feb 1999 pg. 56

Step-by-step instructions on how to cane a chair seat.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1972 (v.50#1) pg. 44

Able to cane. A quick course on weaving a cane chair seat.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Apr 2002 (v.25#6) pg. 22

Step-by-step caning instructions for a chair seat.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1982 (v.5#8) pg. 34

The ancient art of chair caning. A step-by-step guide to weaving your own cane seats.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1990 (v.13#7) pg. 57

How to weave a rush-style chair seat with paper fiber.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 8

How to weave a rush chair seat.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 42

Four furniture repair projects (re-caning a chair, regluing a cracked tabletop, unwobbling a bench, re-covering a chair seat).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #342 Oct 1993 (v.43#9) pg. 49

How to re-cane a chair seat.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #342 Oct 1993 (v.43#9) pg. 51

Working woven cane. How to install machine-woven cane into prepared grooves and hold the cane in place with splines. Includes a pattern for a modern oval-shape laminated headboard.
FINE WOODWORKING #20 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 49
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #22 May-Jun 1980 pg. 11
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 4

How to splice together pieces of ash splints used for chair seats.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 22

Making split-bark seats. Weaving a durable bottom from hickory. How to make your own split bark from a hickory log.
FINE WOODWORKING #62 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 82

Wrapping a cane seat on a foursquare chair.
FINE WOODWORKING #74 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 40

Weaving a cane seat. Step-by-step instructions.
FINE WOODWORKING #111 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 45
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #112 May-Jun 1995 pg. 8
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #113 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 8

How to weave the six-way standard pattern of open weave when making cane woven seats and panels.
FURNITURE #4 1993 pg. 70

How to cane a chair seat.
HANDY ANDY May 1978 (v.2#8) pg. 66

How to replace pressed-cane seats.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1979 (v.3#7) pg. 54

How to reweave rush chair seats.
HANDY ANDY May 1979 (v.3#8) pg. 75

Reweaving a hickory split chair seat.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Oct 1963 pg. 48

Tip on staining and/or finishing cane seats.
HOME FURNITURE #4 Fall 1995 pg. 16

Tips on installing machine-woven cane in a chair seat.
HOME MECHANIX #727 Nov 1988 (v.84) pg. 28

Tip on restoring sagging cane seats by shrinking the cane.
HOMEOWNER May 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 54

Two ways to cane a chair seat. One uses machine-made cane. The second shows how to hand cane.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 88

Tip: How to fit a piece of woven cane to a chair.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #614 Jul 1979 (v.75) pg. 77

Caning a chair seat in seven easy steps. Includes addresses for supplies.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1977 (v.147#6) pg. 122

Caning made simple. How to install a machine-woven cane into a chair seat.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1980 (v.154#1) pg. 107

How to weave a cane seat.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1989 (v.166#2) pg. 79

Weaving a rush seat, the traditional way to finish a rung-frame chair. Step-by-step instructions.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1998 (v.175#9) pg. 97

Tip on replacing a handwoven cane chair seat with less expensive machine-woven cane.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #64 Jan 1992 (v.11#4) pg. 10

Weaving with wood.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Jul 1963 (v.34#7) pg. 103

Making cabinet doors, door inserts, hampers, etc. by weaving thin wooden strips.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Apr 1969 (v.40#4) pg. 99

Tip on how to install cane webbing in cabinet door panels.
SUNSET Apr 1978 (v.160#4) pg. 160

Recane a chair in a jiffy by using prewoven, natural cane.
WOOD MAGAZINE #23 Jun 1988 (v.5#3) pg. 48
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #24 Aug 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 10

Seven steps to traditional caning of chair seats and backs.
WOOD MAGAZINE #123 Apr 2000 (v.17#3) pg. 81
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #130 Feb 2001 (v.18#1) pg. 10 (Cane sizes)

Chair seating clamp. This device clamps a chair during the process of weaving the seat. It allows the chair to be quickly rotated from upright to upside down. Included in an article on Shaker furniture manufacturing.
WOODWORK #34 Aug 1995 pg. 38

Country chairs and chairmaking. Part 5. Rush seating of ladderbacks and spindlebacks. How to weave rush seats.
WOODWORKER #1042 Sep 1980 (v.84) pg. 582

Tip on installing pre-woven cane in a bed headboard.
WOODWORKER Jul 1988 (v.92#7) pg. 637

Restoring antiques. How to cure loose legs on a cane seat chair and then install a new prewoven cane seat.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 18

Installing machine woven cane in chair seats, backs, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1985 (v.9#2) pg. 23
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 6

Weaving a rush seat. Part 1.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1985 (v.9#6) pg. 16

Weaving a rush seat. Part 2.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 18

Glass-top cane coffee table project will introduce you to most of the techniques you are likely to face when working with cane.

How to weave rush seats.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1963 (v.19#4) pg. 16

Hand-woven cane seats, laborious but not difficult, by using ready-made cane.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1964 (v.20#2) pg. 32

How to cane an antique chair.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1969 (v.25#4) pg. 44

How to cane a chair. Step-by-step photos and diagrams. Both seat and back caning are described.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1980 (v.36#3) pg. 87

Tip: Make your own "pattern pincher" for use when caning chairs.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1980 (v.36#5) pg. 11

How to make a splint bottom chair. Start with a young oak tree sapling and make your own splints to weave into the seat.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1981 (v.37#2) pg. 106