Screw Blocking hole
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:39pm

I doing a set a lace cane chairs and have run across a problem. The back legs of the chair are fastened to the seat frame with a large wood screw. On 4 of the 6 chairs in the set the one of the screws run one of the holes for the cane. I am wondering how I should deal with this. I wondered if I should treat it like a blind hole and glue the cane in. I also considered removing the screw/bolt, caning the seat and then as I am placing the binder cane gluing the hole on the top and bottom so I can cut the cane in the hole and replace the bolt. There is no clearance between the side of the bolt and the side of the hole. Has anyone else dealt with a similar situation. I am new to the forum and am not sure about posting a picture

    • screw blocking hole ediezalas, Sat Sep 23 10:13am
      Edie in Indiana I am about to start a Hoffman Prague chair and I am seeing the same problem with 2 of the screws going through 2 holes. I have encountered this once before but there was still enough... more
    • Re: Screw Blocking hole The Wicker Woman®--Cathryn, Fri Aug 4 12:08am
      Hi gsdoby, Welcome to the chair caning forum! Please introduce yourslef and let us know what state you live in and how long you've been seatweaving. Then follow the directions at the bottom of the... more
    • Re: Screw Blocking Hole Mr. Stafford, Thu Aug 3 10:55am
      Hello, I'm new to the forum also. It sounds like that screw was either put in as an attempt to tighten a loose chair or possibly the original shorter screw was lost and a longer one was put in its... more
      • Screw nail in seat Donald Robins, Sat Aug 5 6:57am
        Welcome from Canada, Often this does happen and I simply remove the screw nail and re-angle it through the same hole into the wood so it goes into the seat between the holes. All the old chairs were... more
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