Chair caning workshop planned for Canton March 6, 13, 20
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 5:44 pm

The St. Lawrence County Historical Association will hold a chair caning workshop March 6, 13 and 20.

CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 East Main St., will host a chair caning workshop Wednesdays, March 6, 13 and 20 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Carl Stickney will instruct participants in how to recane a chair that needs a new seat.

Chairs missing a seat, with holes around the inner edge of the chair seat are appropriate for caning.

Bring your own chair, or purchase one from the association for a fee.

The workshop fee is $48 for historical association members and $58 for nonmembers.

Caning materials will be included in the cost of the workshop, but scissors, an awl, a paring knife, a few clothespins, a rag and a small water container should be brought from home.

To register for the workshop send your name, address, phone number, email and nonrefundable payment to the association, PO Box 8, Canton, NY 13617.

For more information contact the association at 386-8133 or [email protected].