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 work. I've been caning 35 years and this is my first chair back in flat oval reed.
Hi Carli, 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... more