Chair Repair and Restoration


Pressed Cane

If there are no holes around the seat frame, but instead a groove with a spline attaching the cane to the chair seat, the chair is pressed cane, or cane webbing. 

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The most common types of rush materials are Fiber Rush, Natural Cattail/Bull Rush, and Danish Cord. 

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Shaker Tape 

Cotton webbing is traditionally used on Shaker style chair seats.

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