genuine rush weaving
Taken from CHAPTER III — GENUINE RUSH WEAVING, from Chair
Seat Weaving for Antique Chairs
"the big book" by Marion Burr Sober. The Chair and Its Preparation for Rushing, To Set Up Shop,
Tools and Materials, Attitude, Harvesting and Curing the Rush, Preparation of the Rush for Weaving,
STEP I Filling in the Corners, STEP II Four Post Weaving, STEP III Center Figure 8 Weaving, Joining a New Rush, Checkpoint, Custom Fitting, Stuffing and Firming, Stopping and Starting Weaving, Happy Ending, Finish, Notes. Marion's instructions have helped hundreds of thousands to do their first
chair. Natural rush is a challange. 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"