Beginning Chair Caning (In-Person) April 29, 2023

Apr 29, 2023 9:00AM—4:00PM


Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Cost $125.00

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chair caning

Ever wonder how a caned chair seat is made? Do you have one (or more) caned chair seats to replace? Then this is the class for you. In this class, participants will hand cane a wooden trivet using natural strand cane to learn the chair caning process. Other topics that will be discussed include:

  • the difference between the various types of caning 
  • the different types of caning materials
  • the 7-step method of hand caning 
  • how to care for caned furniture
  • chair caning resources

Your instructor will provide the following materials:

  • trivet frame
  • caning pegs
  • natural strand cane
  • binder cane
  • instruction booklet

Students are asked to bring:

  • small hand clippers or shears
  • small rag
  • spray bottle
  • bucket or tub (in addition to spray bottle)
  • paper for notes
  • pen or pencil
  • an awl or ice pick

Skill Level
No experience required.

Age Requirement
Students ages 18 and older are welcome to attend this class. 

Location Details
Marine Mills Folk School
550 Pine St. Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota, 55047

Cost Details
Tuition: $100
Materials Fee: $25
Total Cost: $125