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Niche Market | Chair Caning : Slideshow

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

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The classic cane design. The craft is thought to have been invented in Egypt. The Met has a piece of cane furniture, Chair of Reniseneb, that dates back to 1450 B.C.E.

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Sean Bausert
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A chair in need of repair at Veteran's.
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Hank of cane.
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John Bausert outside his shop.
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A half moon pattern in cane.
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Dorvan Jordan, 77, working on chair with a French caning style.
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A jumble of chairs at Veteran's Chair Caning and Repair.
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Eric Aguilar canes a chair.
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Diego Maldonado, who has been working at Veteran's for 12 years, hand caning a chair.
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Cane chair with a medallion pattern

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