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Re: Fibre-rush seats.
Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:27pm

Hi Joe,

Congratulations for weaving your first paper fibre rush seat, that's great to hear! The word "fibre" denotes the man-made paper rush and is spelled that way to make it clear that it's not a natural material as is the word "fiber."

One of the topics on the Articles page on my website is on paper rush you might enjoy reading that talks about paper rush and paper wicker.

I have always used varnish or poly straight and not diluted without any problems, but I suppose cutting it wouldn't be a bad idea. Shellac, however, I do cut with denatured alcohol.

The Wicker Woman®--Cathryn Peters

  • Fibre-rush seats. giola, Mon Feb 13 8:14am
    for what it's worth. I just did my first one as well, but using paper not fibre. After a lot of back and forth asking questions from quite a few sources. I went with shellac that I added a little... more
    • Re: Fibre-rush seats. The Wicker Woman®--Cathryn, Mon Feb 13 11:27pm
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