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Basket Making Books in the Basketry section

How to buy and Restore Wicker Furniture 
(by T. Duncan)  $30.00 
Checklist for buying wicker, how to judge amount of damage.  190 photos, how to make 35 common repairs.  Excellent investment for someone considering wicker repair as a business.  Fix one chair and you have paid for the book!

Chair Seat Weaving
(by M.B. Sober)  Instructions for traditional patterns in hand weaving a shaker tape seat.  $3.00
The Caner's Handbook
by Bruce Miller and Jim Widess -
  ISBN 0-937274-60-7    
An excellent book I highly recommend!  A descriptive book with step-by-step pictures for hand caning, installing sheet cane, rushwork, working with splint, shaker tape, rawhide, danish cord and binder cane and even some wicker repair. 
 
$19.95
 
Splint Weaving
(by M.B. Sober)  Instructions for flat reed, wood splint seats only. 
$3.00


Herringbone Weave
(by K.C. Parkinson) Weaving a splint seat.  Pattern is over and under three.
$3.00
Carolina Close Weave
(by K.C. Parkinson) Usually binding cane or slab ratton.
$3.00
Anirondack Rustic Weave
 (by K.C. Parkinson)  Usually binding cane or slab rattan.
$3.00
Finger Lakes Far Weave
(by K.C. Parkinson) Weaving a splint seat.  Pattern is over and under four. $3.00

New England Porch Weave
(by K.C Parkinson) Weaving a splint type seat.  The wrap or weft is two strands and the weaving is one strand over one pair under one pair of the weft.
$3.00
Basic Wicker Repair
 (by K.C. Parkinson) Covers braiding, wrapping, broken weaving, broken spokes, maintenance and refinishing.
$3.00


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Levair's Woodworking & Caning Supplies
94 Arbor Vitae Road
 Barry's Bay, Ontario,
K0J 1B0 Canada