Maker Profile: Brian Crossley

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Tel: 01829 773615


Website: Not provided.


Green Bank Farm, Withy Lane, Broxton, Chester CH3 9JP Chester England CH3 9JP GB


Cane, Cane Seating


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Educational Services:

Teach, Demonstrate, Research, Accept commissions or run a business, Retail finished work,


Second generation chair caner with over 50 years personal experience. Expert in re-caning all chairs, bergere arm chairs and 3 piece suites (including spider’s web and rising sun patterns, blind caning and double caning) on antique and modern furniture, including loom cane. All workmanship of the highest standard, using best quality materials. Will accept commissions from anywhere in the UK.  Also working in Danish Cord, Seagrass and pre-twisted Rush.

Two days each month in Chester at all levels of competence. Experienced caners work on their own furniture but beginners are able to use a small frame in the shape of a simple bedroom chair which can be completed in one day.

Researcher on the history of caned furniture and the craft. Talks and demonstrations offered to groups.

Workshop located at Green Bank Farm, Withy Lane, Broxton, Chester CH3 9JP. (Please note Withy Lane is incorrectly named Coach Road on Google Maps).

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