I still use the staples on the backs, because after it is all done , you can remove the staples and nothing shows. I remove the staples on the bottom of the seat as well. You can cut the overlaps as short as possible at the join and no one will see any staples or overlap.
Thanks for the reply but what I need to know is when you do the warp (side to side) how do you add new pieces so they don't show. On the seat you can staple new pieces but on the back of the chair... more
Rocker Back/Staples Janet Noall,Fri Jun 15 11:53am
Thanks for all the replies. I'll use the staples and remove them after. I'm also going to take the original back off the chair piece by piece and see how the original caner did it. It's exceptional... more