Caning Chairs

Rick Herrick talked about caning chairs. Rick has been caning chairs for about 15 years and has been at the Carroll County Farm Museum 10 years demonstrating the art of caning, the different materials that can be used and equipment needed. He will explained the early use of caned chairs in homes and brought several types of caned chairs and notably a Slaugenhaupt rocker made here in Taneytown. Guests found out the difference of styles and patterns of cane and rush seats.