Books: HH Perkins features a vast selection of instructional books for projects in weaving and furniture-crafting, containing information on Strand Cane, Cane Webbing, Danish Cord, Fibre Rush, Pre Twisted Natural Rush, Shaker Tape, and other Natural Materials. Our titles provide in-depth guidance to create a wide range of baskets, including Nantucket Lightship Baskets and furniture like chairs, cradles, rocking chairs, and bassinets. Our books are suited for beginners and experts, with insightful tips and comprehensive instructions.
Caning & Seat Weaving Handbook: This book offers step-by-step directions and vivid visuals to teach readers the techniques of weaving with Natural Strand Cane, Cane Webbing, Rush, and Tape Seats.
Hand Cane Booklet #681: This pamphlet-sized book explores weaving with Natural Strand Cane and Cane Webbing, featuring plenty of black and white photos to illustrate its instructions.
Splint Seat Booklet #682: This book provides expert guidance on weaving with Fibre Splint and Ash Splint.
Danish Cord Booklet: This book is an ideal resource for anyone looking to learn Danish Cord Weaving. It features detailed discussions of Hans Wegner chairs, Mid-Century Modern Furniture, and Danish Teak Chairs.
Ideas For The Experienced Caner 1: This book is ideal for caners of all levels, containing essential caning principles and fresh weaving patterns. Additionally, Ideas For The Experienced Caner Book provides numerous visual aids.
Ideas For The Experienced Caner 2: This book pairs with The Ideas For The Experienced Caner Book 1 and provides all the fundamentals as well as fresh patterns and designs.
Replacing Chair Seats with Caning: This book provides a straightforward and comprehensive guide on replacing the seats of chairs with caning. It contains intricate diagrams related to both strand cane and cane webbing, as well as instructions on diverse weaving tactics, installation of cane webbing, and advice on completing the process and preserving the end result.
Fibre Rush Basket Making Book: This book includes detailed instructions and visuals to help craft a 3x3" basket with fiber rush and ideas for future projects.
Cane and Rush Seating: This book is an ideal reference tool for those interested in learning traditional chair weaving techniques. Acquire the necessary skills to create seats for a range of furniture items with the aid of 197 color images and diagrams.
The Caners Handbook: This instructional guide includes detailed photos to aid in the restoration process of Cane, Rush, Splint, Danish cord, Rawhide, Shaker Tape, and Wicker Furniture.
The Complete Guide to Chair Caning: This book provides a comprehensive overview of different types of chair caning weaving techniques, taking readers through each step in detail. It additionally offers insight into the historical context of seat weaving, tracing its evolution through the ages. A must-have for anyone interested in the craft.
Making Chair Seats from Cane and Rush: This book offers clear instructions, supported by over 160 photographs and diagrams, on how to create seating using a range of materials such as Cane, Rush, Hong Kong Grass, and Twine, a weaving technique using Splint.
Let's Weave Color into Baskets: This publication is an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to enliven their baskets with vivid tones. It explores various techniques for dyeing reeds and how to interweave the hued reeds into diverse basket patterns.
Wicker Basketry: Featuring 24 projects (including six geared towards novice crafters), this book provides information and activities suited to various preferences. Learn techniques to make round and oval bases, refine the side shape, incorporate various textures and hues, put in the borders, and affix handles with the help of this book!
Baskets Baskets Baskets: This book features five basket designs with variations and provides comprehensive, in-depth information on weaving basics, such as preparation, staining, weaving patterns, rims, and handles.
Creating Your Own Nantucket Lightship Basket: This pamphlet provides a comprehensive guide for those wanting to create their own Lightship Basket. All stages of the process are covered, from the required materials to the concluding steps of plugging and completing the piece. Detailed step-by-step instructions and photographs make it an ideal resource, even for beginners!
Basic Basket Making: This book offers detailed, expert-level instructions on the fundamentals of basket weaving. Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by vibrant, full-colored images, providing a comprehensive guide to all essential weaving techniques, ranging from weaving spokes to creating a basket base.
Lightship Baskets of Nantucket: This book examines Nantucket Lightship Baskets from a historical and stylistic perspective. It illustrates various kinds of Nantucket Baskets, explains their origins, and offers guidance for crafting your own. This Expanded and Revised edition contains stunning visuals, detailed directions, and variant techniques.
BASKETS: A Book for Makers and Collectors: This book provides a brilliant array of colorful pictures and insightful specifics for eight unique basket designs. It is packed with essential details and instructions for crafting the baskets.
Basic Basket Book (Hard and Soft Cover): This extensive selection of more than 30 baskets employs a diverse range of methods and materials that are easy to obtain. 400+ visuals, diagrams, detailed instructions, and useful advice and recommendations.
Handmade Baskets: This book presents a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to crafting 28 impressive baskets ranging from Early American to European, Victorian to Contemporary styles. Each design is accompanied by detailed photographs and hand-drawn illustrations that help even beginners achieve success!
Basketry (Tan and Blue): Our Blue copy offers 17 baskets with comprehensive pictures and directions, while the Yellow Copy has 18 distinct designs! Both books provide further instruction on how to enhance the baskets with unique accents and personal touches.
Baskets Baskets Baskets (Book Three): This book offers a comprehensive exploration of weaving, with details about eight varied basket designs, splint weaving patterns, as well as preparation, staining, rims, handles, cutting, and tucking of spokes.
"Create an Heirloom" Baskets Baskets Baskets Book: This text provides readers with everything they need to create three bassinets and three cradles. It features detailed step-by-step instructions and covers the fundamentals of weaving through to the final stages of care.