Sheet cane on rattan
Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:01am

I have seen plenty of chairs with cane stapled on. You need to staple a strip over the stapled edges as reinforcement. Going all the way around to the inside edge not bottom adds strength. My biggest concern is the expanse.
I would run several strands of binder cane both directions to add support to the sheet cane.
Jill Woods

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