Chair Caning Forum--The Caner's Community Hub™ for Beginners, Hobbyists and Professionals, since 2004
Help finding Kooboo reed?
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:10pm

A client has two chairs that need repair/reweaving. Cane and Basket Supply in Calif said that they are woven from "2/4mm natural rattan" (a.k.a. kooboo rattan?) which they can no longer get from their supplier. I just spent 2 hours searching for it online with no luck. Does anyone know of a USA supplier that DOES have it? Any help is appreciated.

(I will attempt to post a pic via link)

Cherry Street Woodworks
Cottonwood, AZ

    • 2-4mm kooboo JIm Widess, Sat Apr 22 8:00pm
      All of the suppliers/distributors are going through the same source and we're all trying to find a new source for this size of whole rattan. Just keep checking - eventually we'll have something I'm... more
      • kooboo cstw, Sun Apr 23 10:58am
        Thank you Katherine and Jim. Yes, Katherine, I did search your listings, among the first I went to! :) Jim, Thanks for shedding light on the problem. And for the 'hint' that the round reed isn't a... more
    • Re: Help finding Kooboo reed? The Wicker Woman®--Cathryn, Sat Apr 22 7:23am
      Trish, Have you tried contacting all the companies listed on my Cane & Basket Supplies Directory™? I bet either The Caning Shop or Frank's Cane & Rush Supply have just what you need.... more
  • Click here to receive daily updates

    Chair Caning Forum--The Caner's Community Hub™ 2004-2018