Monthly Archives: April 2012

Eastlake Sewing Rocker [ brocken cane rail ]

This Eastlake style sewing rocker, circa 1880, came in to the shop with a broken and missing cane rail. I was told that someone had knelt on the seat and that the piece was lost. Here we see where the … Continue reading

Posted in Repairs, seating | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Gluing Chairs equals Rehairing Violin Bows

Thirty years ago I was doing all the musical instrument repairs for 7 music stores in the Chicago area. In the instrument repair business re-hairing violin bows is the bread and butter, I used to do several every week. It … Continue reading

Posted in Repairs | Tagged , | 2 Comments