Patti Erickson
Lincoln rocker curved back
Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:06pm
209.213.172.214

Hi Rhonda,
I just finished tearing out the back, again. I just couldn't get it to conform. As I was taking out the back, I noticed if I pulled my side to sides tighter, the cane came down and conformed to the curve. I think, my side to sides are too loose. One book I have states that when you start with the vertical stringers some of the side to sides will go behind the temporaries and some will go in front depending on the curve. They showed, 4 side to sides in the middle where the curve is, in front of the temporaries. I'm going to try this tomorrow. I feel like I should know how to do this, but for some reason, I can't get this through my head.

Will let you know how it works tomorrow. Hopefully, my posts show my success! And, I will contact you if I can't work it out. Thank you so very much.

Patti Erickson
This Old Seat

  • Lincoln rocker curved back Rhonda Voos-Association of Artis, Sat Mar 18 3:58pm
    If you wove the diagonal after you did the 1st side to side, you will have to weave the front to back and next side to side into the pattern with the diagonal, I think. Look in the Chair caner's... more
    • Lincoln rocker curved back Patti Erickson, Sat Mar 18 4:06pm
      • Re: Lincoln rocker curved back Rhonda Voos-Association of Artis, Sat Mar 18 9:06pm
        Oh yes, I forgot to mention going in front of the temporary pieces, and sometimes behind. Hard to remember it all. The side to side pieces should be tight across the chair. They will form the curve... more
        • Lincoln rocker curved back Patti Erickson, Sun Mar 19 2:40pm
          HI Rhonda, Jim and Joyce, The 5th time is the charm! I did it! Yeah! Thanks to everyone that helped me out. For some reason, I need lots of visuals. Reading text and following is difficult, but I... more
        • Lincoln rocker curved back Patti Erickson, Sun Mar 19 11:10am
          Hi Rhonda, I need to place a piece of wood at the curve in the middle of the back correct? And then run the vertical temporaries behind the piece of wood, right?
          • Lincoln Rocker curved back Rhonda Voos-Association of Artis, Sun Mar 19 8:29pm
            Sorry I didn't get to this earlier, was out most of the day. You don't need to use wood, just temporary cane strands vertically so you can weave step 1 behind those side to side.
            • Lincoln rocker curved back Patti Erickson, Mon Mar 20 5:23am
              That's what I did. No wood, just the temps. It worked great! Thanks, again Rhonda! Everyone was great!!! I'll post pics when I'm done. Patti
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