Guild Member Instructors

If you are interested in taking some chair seat weaving classes and need to know where they are being offered, check with these TSWG member teachers.

Chair caning, paper rush and natural hand-twisted rush, splint and other types of seatweaving classesare offered across the country through folk schools, basketry shops, community education, basketry guild conventions, artist’s home studios or the teachers are available by invitation.

Please contact the individual instructors listed below to see what their schedule includes.

Brandy Clements & Dave Klingler
Silver River Center for Chair Caning
(the ONLY chair caning school and museum in the USA!)
9 Riverside Drive
Asheville, NC 28801


Mindy King
Chair Weaver
19530 Lafayette Street
Guysville, OH 45735
Phone: 1-740-662-2001


Richard G. Hall
Richard’s Chair Seats and Cane Art
7650 Rico Rd. #11
Palmetto, GA 30268
Phone: 404-578-3296


Mical Wilmoth-Carton
Chairperson Antiques
PO Box 681
Riderwood, MD 21139-0681
Phone: 1-410-486-6420
Chairperson Antiques


Jo Rusin
Seatweaver-Beyond the Ordinary
P.O. Box 53
Waveland, MS 39576


Wayne Sharp
Caned by Wayne
301 Cameo Lane
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-387-1367


Nancy Rafal Caning and Rushing
8744 E. Moonlight Drive
PO Box 340
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202-0340
Phone: 1-920-839-2191

Kirk Catinna

5472 Leestown Road

Lexington KY






Mary Christenbury
Fat “Bottom” Woman
Chair Seat Re-Weaving Services
5100 Neck Rd.
Huntersville, NC  28078
Phone: 704-875-1744


Rob Anderson
Anderson’s Restorations
604 Alan Dr
Yadkinville, NC 27055
Phone: 336-679-3317


Donna Kim
Edge of your Seat
224 Wallace Avenue, #118
Toronto, Ontario M6H1V7


Jan Noall
Phone: 330-929-0715
Mondays 9am-2pm (except holidays)
Lions Park Lodge
641 Silver Lake Avenue
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221


Cathryn Peters
The Wicker Woman®
1250 Alango Road
Angora, MN 55703
Class Schedule Posted on Website
Phone: 218-666-6189


LaSilla Design
Suzan Diaz (Membership-Board Member)
11 Narrow Brook Road
Weston, CT 06883
Phone: 1-203-227-6704

Sue Muldoon

56 Cottage Road

Enfield, CT 06082

Phone: 860-394-5470


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