Woven Seat Work
The process of restoring your furniture may involve many different steps, depending on the needs and wants of the client.
Woven Cane is a seven-step process that is done one strand at a time. The size of the cane and the correct pattern are determined by the diameter of the holes that are drilled in the seat frame and the distance between them.
Cane webbing is determined by a groove which is cut around the seat frame, where a sheet of pre-woven cane is installed. Finished seat is an identical pattern of woven cane.
Woven Natural Rush is cat-tail leaves, soaked and twisted to the correct size, then woven to form a patter into the seat. This is mostly used in antique furniture.
Woven Fabric Rush is twisted fiber, which is woven into a pattern.
Wood Splint involves natural wood strips woven to form a mostly herringbone pattern. There are other patterns are available.