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Damage Repair
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:38am

Good morning! Attached are a couple pics of a blind caned chair that has damage that the owner would like repaired. O am at a loss as to how I might proceed. Owner doesn’t want to spend alot and I’m not interested in recaning the whole back of the chair. Any ideas or insight will be greatly appreciated!

George M. Mike Hefley
Murrells Inlet, SC

    • Damage Repair Anderson's Restorations-Rob, Sun Jun 17 8:35am
      I would pass on this. If you repair, I can promise that when more breaks they will want you to fix again, usually at no cost. I have 2 chairs now blind cane that the customer wanted "fixed". It was... more
      • Re: Damage Repair gm.hefley, Sun Jun 17 3:14pm
        Hi there! Thanks for the replies. The side panels are both intact. The seat is severely damaged. I will follow your advice. Mike Hefley Murrells Inlet, SC
      • Re: Damage Repair The Wicker Woman®--Cathryn, Sun Jun 17 10:39am
        I'm with Rob on this one, but boy, that's a magnificent and valuable cane chair! Have you been asked to replace the seat and also "repair" the back? And are ALL the other panels perfect (including... more
        • Blind Caning gm.hefley, Sun Jun 24 10:07am
          Thanks to y’all for the great ideas. I am going to take a piece if Super Fine sheet cane and splice/glue over the hole, suggest the slip cover for the back and cut a fitted piece of birch plywood for ... more
        • Blind Caning nantaylor56, Sun Jun 17 10:18pm
          Yes a beautiful chair! I just finished my first blind chair back so not an expert by no means. I agree if you try to mend it it will cause more breaks. I charged $5.00 a hole with a total of $350. My ... more
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