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gm.hefley
Blind Caning
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:07am
66.153.230.70

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 the seat leaving the original cane in place and stapled to the bottom of the plywood. That way, if someone wants to spend the money in the future, they can have it recaned. My motto: First, do no harm. The arms are in perfect condition, so the chair will still be magnificent when its done and has a seat cushion for it.

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
    • 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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