Cane Store

Suppliers of Raw Materials, Chair Cane, Basket Cane, Rattan Cane, Rush, Bamboo poles, Cane Webbing on a Roll Seagrass, Raffia etc.



Precision cut peel of rattan, used on antique furniture i.e. Bedheads, TableTops Etc., more commonly for chair seats and backs. Some modern furniture is still imported from Eastern Europe where the cane is secured by hand into holes on the frame, but with most modern chairs, factory made sheets of pre-woven cane are secured to the frame by a fillet of round cane set in a groove. (See Sheet Cane and Woven Material).


Chair cane supplied in the following sizes.


Actual size of chair cane (mm) : 1.6/1.7 2.0/2.1 2.4/2.5 2.8/2.9 3.5
Cane No. : 1 2 3 4 6


Standard Bundles (all sizes) : 1/4 Kg £34.00p
  1/8 Kg £ 19.70p
  1/16 Kg £ 13.90p


Discount prices for larger quantities : 1/2 Kg £65.50p
(Sizes of cane can be mixed in 1/4 Kg bundles ) 1 Kg £118.00p
Note: Additional 1/4 Kg bundles after purchasing 1 kg will cost £29.50p per 1/4 Kg


No. "O" size chair cane : 1/4 Kg £33.75
Discount does not apply to "O" chair cane.

 *** We now offer reduced carriage prices on Chair Cane - the following carriage prices will apply:

1kg  Carriage - £6.75p

1.5kg Carriage - £7.95p

2kg Carriage - £10.95p





Beading / Couching Cane : (For finishing/covering holes)


No. 6 size x 3.5 metre lengths (Approx.) ....£1.95p each.


Plugging Cane : (For securing cane in holes)


All thickness' available - No. 15 being most common at £1.10p  per metre.



Sample order for one chair :


Example No 1   Example No 2  
1/8 Kg No. 3 Cane £ 19.70p 1/16 Kg No 2 Cane £13.90p
1 x No.6 Beading Cane £ 1.95p 1/16 Kg No 3 Cane £13.90p
1 x 1m Plugging Cane £ 1.10p 1 x No 6 Beading £1.95p
Postage and Packing £ 4.95p 1 x 1m Plugging £1.10p
    Post and Packaging £4.95p
Grand Total
Grand Total



Tools for Re-Caning :

Golf Tees - For securing cane during weaving.... £3.50p (20 off)
Cane Threader - 24" long spring steel............ £7.50p each

Shell Bodkins - Aids weaving ................... £5.95p each ....OR: £3.95p for Shell Bodkin without handle See images on the TOOL SECTION
Clearer - For knocking out old cane.............. £4.65p each
Awl - Very useful thin spike..................... £7.15p each
Cane Cutter ..................................... £3.95p each



Guide for selecting the correct size of cane for the traditional 6-way pattern:


Where two sizes are given, the wider is used for the diagonals


Number of holes over  6" of the chair frame: ( Be sure to include the FIRST HOLE & the THE LAST HOLE)


No of holes :                                  8        9        10       11        12       13       14      15

Cane No. Recommended:            6       4&6      4      3&4         3       2&3       2      1&2