Sneak Peak:
Creating Bottles with Gourds and Fibers

$19.99
Creating Bottles with Gourds and Fiber

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Sneak Peak:
The Complete Guide
to Chair Caning

$24.95
Chair Caning
SPECIAL OFFER!

Get a FREE Wire Caning
Tool with book purchase!

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The Caner's Handbook
$18.95
The Caner's Handbook

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Gourd Pyrography
$14.95
Gourd Pyrography
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Making Gourd Musical Instruments
$14.95
Making Gourd Musical Instruments

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Sneak Peak:
Gourd Musical Instruments"
$12.9

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Sneak Peak:
The Complete Book of
Gourd Craft

$18.95
Complete Book of Gourd Craft

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Plaited Basketry
with Birch Bark

$24.95
Plaited Basketry

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BACK IN PRINT!
Three Books
By Shereen LaPlantz


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Plaited Basketry:
The Woven Form

$34.95
Plaited Basketry: The Woven Form

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Mad Weave
$19.95
Mad Weave Book

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Plaiting Folios
$14.95
Plaiting Folios

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Download our entire color catalog
for printing or for reference on your computer.

2013 Color Catalog PDF File - JULY UPDATE!
Click Here
for Shoe Paint
Shoe Paint
Angelus Leather Paint

Sneak Peak:
Gourds and Fiber

$19.95
Goruds & Fiber

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Sneak Peak:
Complete Book
of Gourd Carving

$17.95
Complete Book of Gourd Carving
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Sneak Peak:
Making Gourd Dolls
& Spirit Figures

$24.95
Plaited Basketry: The Woven Form

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Sneak Peak:
Gourds In Your Garden
$18.95
Gourds in Your Garden
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Sneak Peak:
Gourd Crafts: 20 Great Projects...
$14.95
Gourd Crafts: 20 Great Projects...
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Sneak Peak:
How to Weave Authentic
Hawaiian Lauhala Bracelets

$18.95
Hawaiian Lauhala Bracelets

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Sneak Peak:
How to Weave Hawaiian
Coconut Palm Fronds

$14.95
How to Weave Hawwaiian Coconut Palm Fronds
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Sneak Peak:
How to Make Hawaiian Ribbon Leis

$14.95
Hawaiian Ribbon Leis

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Sneak Peak:
How to Make Hawaiian Musical Instruments

$14.95
Hawaiian Musical Instruments

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THE CANING SHOP'S
GOURD TOOL KIT


Includes all three specially-designed power tools for the gourd crafter. Inside a sturdy tool case, you'll have the Gourd Saw with 6 saw blades, the Gourd Drill with an assortment of 6 engraving cutters, the Gourd Sander with 6 sanding sponges, and a powerful 15-volt AC-DC variable speed power source. All for $184.95
ADD TO BASKET!

THE CANING SHOP'S
THE CANE CLAMP


$15.95
Price Includes Shipping!
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GOURD CRAFTING, CHAIR CANING, & BASKETRY
are the specialties of our shop.
Our supplies, tools, how-to books, help
and quick, friendly service will add to
your enjoyment of these ageless crafts.


Among our books are the definitive guides
to gourd crafting and chair caning
written by Caning Shop author Jim Widess
and Ginger Summit.

You can take a "sneak peak" at some of our featured books by clicking on links to the left and right of this page. For a virtual tour of our Berkeley store, check out the QuickTime movies on the About Us and Class Information pages.

The Caning Shop

926 Gilman Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
1-800-544-3373/510-527-5010/Fax 510-527-7718

Tue-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-2pm (PST)

Send comments and questions to: jim@caning.com
Website comments? Please e-mail us!

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
IN BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA


Map to our Berkeley store


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