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Chair Caning Class

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Date(s) – 09/26/2016
12:00 am

Through the Looking Glass


Do you have a cane chair that needs repair or a desire to learn this lost art? Sign up to learn how to cane from local caner, Susan Irwin. She will be hosting a class for interested parties on Monday, September 26 from 5-7 pm at Through the Looking Glass.

Her class will begin on Sept 26 with 2 additional sessions on October 3 and October 10 all from 5-7 at the store. Supplies must be ordered, therefore, the deadline for submitting your application and class fee is Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. The cost is $120 for class and supplies and must pre-paid. Payment is non-refundable.
Class size is limited to six participants, so hurry and get your application in to: Susan B. Irwin, 105 Euclid Place, Oak Ridge, Tn 37830.

Applications can be picked up at Through the Looking Glass Antiques
Please bring from home to class: a small bucket for water, a spray bottle, small needle nose pliers, a few clothes pins, a rag, a chair to sit in, craft scissors (shears or snips) to cut the cane.

If you don’t have a chair to cane, one can be supplied for a cost of $30.00. These are Victorian side chairs in good, sturdy condition and dated from the 1850’s to 1890’s. Preview of supplied chairs can be arranged.

Questions or to see available chairs, contact Susan at 865-441-0898, or
This is an opportunity to learn a lost art you didn’t know how to do but always wondered about and to have a good, usable antique chair to hand down.

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