sara.m.batts
Re: staining cane
Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:32pm
2600:100f:b023:e0ff:f91c:69ca:5e95:1f0b

The thinner wouldn't damage the caning?

  • staining cane JIm Widess, Sun Mar 12 2:46am
    You could try stripping the stain from the cane with lacquer thinner.....then restaining the cane. jim@caning.com
    • Re: staining cane sara.m.batts, Sun Mar 12 12:32pm
      • staining cane JIm Widess, Sun Mar 12 5:28pm
        The lacquer thinner shouldn't hurt the cane unless it's really thin and worn out in which case you'd be recaning the chair anyway. jim@caning.com
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          After dissolving the finish on the cane, clean it completely and evenly with the lacquer thinner. Let it dry then out of the sun for an hour or so. Longer if yuou used any water in the stripping... more
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