My advice was going to be the same as Dan's, use a rasp, small triangle shaped file or just a utility knife and cut some grooves along the round parts just before the "corners" so the rush doesn't slip.
But what an odd chair, caned back and rush seat? That's just plane weird. Are you sure that's original and somebody didn't just change it because that's what they knew how to do?
Can you send me a picture before taking it apart so I can post it to the Forum PictureTrail Album?
I have received a chair that has a cane back and a round rush seat. how do I rush this chair bottom. there is 8 screws on the bottom that forms a cross. I have finished the back, but an puzzles by... more
Re: round rush seats The Wicker Woman,Thu Jun 28 7:52am
I'd probably use the sharp edge of a file to create some "training" channels for the rush to sit in. Creating these small indentations gives the rush somewhere to sit until the next row snugs up... more
Hey Dan, why don't you make up a signature file for your posts that include a hotlink to your wonderful website so everyone can see what you do? Your work is spectacular and you get free advertising... more