donchafin
deep seat rush weaving
Mon Apr 3, 2017 5:33pm
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This is Don Chafin with Chafin's Chair Caning in Arab, Alabama. We have been doing chair caning for about 17 years, and my speciality is fibre rush. It's been a while since I've done a deep seat weave using rush. I've used the double figure eight so the side rungs will fill up quickly, but have a chair with some triple figure eight. Anyone have experience with this type of weave? If so, can you give me some directions on how to proceed. Thanks so much.

    • deep seated rush JIm Widess, Tue Apr 4 11:29pm
      Don, You can do triple figure eights and I've seen chairs with even more. It's a quick way to fill up the sides and then you have a wide bridge at the end. The main purpose is to push the bridge... more
    • Re: deep seat rush weaving The Wicker Woman®--Cathryn, Tue Apr 4 8:37am
      Hi Don, I can't visualize this chair seat you need help with and most likely others can't either. Could you follow the directions at the bottom of the homepage for a method of posting pictures here,... more
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