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Michael's Chair Caning Service

1217 Greenville Rd
Galax, VA 24333

Natural Material
Fiber, Other
Michael Dees has been weaving and caning chairs for over 35 years. His interest in art and handcrafts began when he was quite young, and he cites many family members as influences. Michael occasionally teaches at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson, NC. He uses natural cane, flat reed, fiber rush and other materials to cane and weave chair seats / backs and other woven furniture. He considers his work to be traditional and and is one of less than 100 professional master caners in the United States.

`Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network
Florence Thomas Art School, West Jefferson, NC


michaeldees

Michael Dees

Michael's Chair Caning Service

Michael Dees
1217 Greenville Rd
Galax, VA 24333
dees81@comcast.net
(276) 236-9580
http://michaelschaircaningservice.blogspot.com/

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Michael Dees has been weaving and caning chairs for over 35 years. His interest in art and handcrafts began when he was quite young, and he cites many family members as influences. Michael occasionally teaches at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson, NC. He uses natural cane, flat reed, fiber rush and other materials to cane and weave chair seats / backs and other woven furniture. He considers his work to be traditional and and is one of less than 100 professional master caners in the United States.

  • Media
    Natural Material
  • Additional Media
    Fiber
    Other
  • Professional Affiliations

    `Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network
    Florence Thomas Art School, West Jefferson, NC