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Wicker project chair
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:02am

The wrap on the arms us fairly simple. I am sure you could do that. I wouls carefully pry off the twisted braid along the edge. It is probably held on with small nails. Spray it down first. Then pry off a section so you can see if the path that the wrap follows is clear. That twisted edging usually comes off pretty well intact.
Then you can see if this is a project that you feel up to tackling.
I am betting you can.

  • Wicker chair question ABQLaurie, Mon Apr 24 10:07pm
    Greetings, all - A friend of mine offered to give me this chair, if I'd be interested in it as a project chair. Otherwise, she's going to donate it somewhere. I have only done the most basic of... more
    • Wicker project chair, Tue Apr 25 5:02am
      • Re: Wicker project chair ABQLaurie, Wed Apr 26 10:10am
        Hi Jim & Jill, Thanks very much for your insights, tips and suggestions. I'll give it a whirl and will post again once I'm caught up and can start on it. Enjoy your day! Laurie
    • Laurie's wicker chair question JIm Widess, Tue Apr 25 12:40am
      Hi Laurie, You'll have to remove the wicker braid which is covering lots of staples. The back and sides were woven as separate panels and then stapled to the frame. This is not a very old wicker... more
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