How to Recover Kitchen Chairs - At Home with The Barkers
My full tutorial for How to Recover Kitchen Chairs for my One Room Challenge is an easy DIY for all skill levels. Few hours invested.
The Beauty of DIY Weave Furniture, Handmade Furniture Design Ideas
Weave furniture design blends traditional techniques and modern trends in decorating with handmade items
Weaving Danish Paper Cord Seats on Danish Modern Furniture
Instructions showing how to weave Danish paper cord to replace worn out or stained seats on Danish Modern chairs by Neils Moller, Hans Wegner, and other Mid-Century Eames Era designers.
How I Changed the Color on Rush Seat Chairs
Chair makeover starting with changing the color of the rush seats to look more like a driftwood color. Once it is dry and sealed, I will paint the wood part of the chairs. | In My Own Style
How to Upholster a Caned Back Chair: Tutorial
A month or so ago we were perusing a local thrift store when I noticed this chair. The left armrest was pretty wobbly, but other than that it was in great shape. The seat was dirty but in good condition and there were no cracks in the wood. I could see that it was a Louis XV reproduction, probably made in the early 80's, and once I found the price tag I knew I had to grab it right away! After about 20 mins of finagling, we fit it in my car and took it home. First, I removed the seat by…
New England Porch Weave Variation
How to weave in a variation of the New England Porch Weave. By Ed Hammond of Peerless Rattan, a supplier of fine seat weaving materials. http://www.peerlessr...
4 Ladder Back Chairs with Rush Seats
I found these great ladder back chairs at the Flea Market and knew they had to come home with me. The chairs are very sturdy and in fairly good shape except I didn't like the wood or the fact that the rush seats were looking dingy. I knew paint would take care of the dark wood issue, but what to do about the rush seats was my dilemma. I decided to try using dark wax on them. Before: I just used my brush and waxed the seats and they look new--another great use for dark wax! I painted the wood…
Rush Seat part 1
This is how I put rush on a chair, there are some different meathods but this works great i find. Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnUmOwwyMmg Im using ...
Replacing Cane Webbing – Getting Started - frou•fru•gal: [froo-froo-'GAL]
I have the most exciting news! Miss Mustard Seed has graciously agreed to host one my tutorials today! Squee!!! I know, right? Someone pinch me. Awhile back, I saw some cane-backed chairs that MMS had purchased and was going to redo. Since the …
wo vintage French chairs in the Provencal design, painted with Provence and aged, with rush seats with a wash of Duck Egg Blue wash and a splash Old White. One of the seats has slightly imperfect rush seating but the other one is in good condtion.