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||£29.90|
|1/8 Kg||£ 19.70|
|1/16 Kg||£ 13.90|
|Discount prices for larger quantities :||1/2 Kg||£55.50|
|(Sizes of cane can be mixed in 1/4 Kg bundles )||1 Kg||£98.00|
Note: Additional 1/4 Kg bundles after purchasing 1 kg will cost £24.50p 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
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL WEIGHTS ARE APPROXIMATE DUE TO POSSIBILITY OF MOISTURE LOSS.
ALL PRICES INCLUDE VAT @ 20%
No. 6 size x 3.5 metre lengths (Approx.) ....£1.95p each.
All thickness' available - No. 15 being most common at £1.10p per metre.
|Example No 1||Example No 2|
|1/8 Kg No. 3 Cane||£ 19.70||1/16 Kg No 2 Cane||£13.90|
|1 x No.6 Beading Cane||£ 1.95||1/16 Kg No 3 Cane||£13.90|
|1 x 1m Plugging Cane||£ 1.10||1 x No 6 Beading||£1.95|
|Postage and Packing||£ 4.95||1 x 1m Plugging||£1.10|
|Post and Packaging||£4.95|
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 ................... £5.95 each ....OR: £3.95p for Shell Bodkin without handle See images on the TOOL SECTION
Clearer - For knocking out old cane.............. £4.65 each
Awl - Very useful thin spike..................... £6.35 each
Cane Cutter ..................................... £3.95 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