Kits & Books


Phone:           07790 984824

Susan I M Routh   

Malcolm  Routh


Caning & Furniture

Glebe Farmhouse


Nr Honiton


EX14 3EP

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I am no longer able to ship out of UK as too many packages are going astray!



To order:  either email   for a Pro Forma invoice and pay via BACS or telephone 07790984824

 and pay with a debit or credit card.    

Please ring between 10:00 and 16:00 Monday to Friday. 

Closed Saturday and Sunday.

All main cards accepted although because of costs, we have to impose a minimum order of £20 if you wish to pay with a card.

I'm afraid that there is no 'shopping' facility due to the high costs involved. 




Chair seating book



   Please contact Mary Butcher at:

CHAIR SEATING  Techniques in Cane, Rush, Willow and Cords.

To the be best of my knowledge, this is the ONLY book on the market which shows and describes the 'historically correct' six way standard pattern of caning.  How to get your doubles, misses and kisses in the corrrect place.

This book is known as the 'Bible' of seat weaving, by three experts in their field   -    Kay Johnson, Olivia Elton Barratt and Mary Butcher

Not always available but worth its weight in gold.



SPECIALIST CRAFTS Booklets    -   used to be known as 'Dryad'

These little fully coloured instruction booklets give basic introduction to the specified crafts.

 A5 size with 16 pages.

They give basic introduction to these crafts. 

Price £5.00 + £1 P&P each if ordered separately

I believe that these are no longer in print but I still have a good supply

"Whether you are an expert or a complete beginner, Seat Weaving is the perfect handbook for anyone who understands the value of caring for and repairing a well-loved object or enjoys the challenge of making something new."


SEAT WEAVING, by Ricky Holdstock.

This invaluable little book  is packed with 150 pages of superb instructions.

Materials covered include:  rush, cane, paper (Danish) cord, seagrass.

Now out of print, we buy them when we can and currently have 3 in stock all second hand but in good condition.

10 + 4.50 P&P if ordered separately


THE CANERS HANDBOOK, by Bruce W. Miller and Jim Widess

An American book which gives descriptive guides with step-by-step photographs for restoring cane, rush, splint, Danish cord, rawhide and wicker furniture.


£15 + £5.00 P&P if ordered separately

For payment via Bank transfer (no lower limit):

Email your requirements and I will send you a 'Pro Forma' invoice

We now accept telephone payment by credit and debit cards for orders over £20



 07790 984824





If you prefer, you may still send Postal Order or Cheque made payable to:    S. ROUTH





Glebe Farmhouse, Buckerell, Devon.  EX14 3EP