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The first thing I must do is to thank
you for your VERY informative DVD ‘Advanced Techniques in Cane Seating’.
I watched it a couple of times before staring on the work (a Victorian
Child’s Correction Chair) and went back to it several times whilst
working. Very clear pictures and explanation. We
have now found a Campaign Chair to do for ourselves!
(Antique furniture restorer)
Guardian Weekend Magazine
answer to the question "Who can help me to restore
rattan furniture?" our emergency conservatory furniture
repair kits, materials and website were recommended
to the readers.
BBC Homes & Antiques Magazine
In answer to the
question "Who can help with restoring the rush
seat of my antique rocking chair?" we were recommended
by the editor.
Beautiful Homes Magazine
article in answer to the question "where do I buy
a good quality antique footstool?" our website
and selection of footstools were recommended.
two page article about the care, repair, purchase and
restoration of cane and rush chairs. Our DVD and website
were highly recommended, especially to beginners wishing
to restore their own chairs.
page taken from the Basketmakers Association Newsletter
most unexpected and very welcome recommendation from
a fellow full time weaver for our DVDs!
thanks, to your husband, for travelling so far to deliver
the chairs. I am working away from home and haven't
seen them yet. But my wife assures me they are
Thanks again for
the excellent service and quality of the products. All
the best with your other items.
(Purchaser of restored
I ordered the
kit at around 3 pm on Friday and received it here shortly
after 9 am on Saturday - amazing service! Following
your instructions, my wife and I managed to get the
whole job done in about 3 hours. As you can see from
the attached photo, there was more than enough seagrass
- in fact I estimate we used less than 70% of what was
in the kit. Many thanks.
of seagrass kit)
Just over a week
ago I received a chair caning kit which I had ordered from your
company. I was hoping to repair a pretty chair which
I had found at my late parents' home and which looked
as if my father might have put his foot through it (his
eyesight failed towards the end of his life, he probably
tried to stand on it!)
I did a little
bit of the chair each day after work, and have
just finished it, and thanks to your excellent instruction
booklet and the quality of the materials supplied, it
looks really good, even though I say so myself! What's
more, I have really enjoyed doing it. I don't often
get the chance to do something practical and creative
and didn't have very much confidence in my ability to
complete the job successfully . So I'm sending this
email to say thank you - your kit was great, your instructions
were great and I'm now going to scour the second hand
furniture shops looking for broken cane furniture so
I can do it again!
you from a very satisfied customer,
response -What a lovely lady!!)
We have, today, just completed reseating
our dining room chairs - given that we completed two
chairs with you, that works out at around a fortnight
a chair for the rest. Well, there were some major
distractions such as Xmas and family visits in between
a bit smug with ourselves don't you know. We're
not going to sit on our chairs. Just stand and
gaze at them. Brilliant course, brilliant results!
Thanks for sending your stool restoration
kit - what an easy
kit to work with. The instructions were very clear and
easy to follow and kept me right all the way. I had
been aiming to restore this stool for a while - it belonged
to my late wife's grandmother and our cats had reduced
it to a sorry state.
No more! Stripped,
dyed, varnished with three coats, and now rewoven using
your kit. I'm delighted with the result.
Now I'm hatching
a wee plan in my head for a new stool with a difference.
If it works out I'll be in touch for another kit! But
first to make the stool framework.
thought you might like to see the results of my chair
repairing efforts using your kit.
am sure you will have seen hundreds of similar efforts
but I am rather pleased with my results and thank you
for your helpful advice and booklet on the subject.
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