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Forum topic by gmal posted 02-29-2016 01:57 AM 457 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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gmal

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02-29-2016 01:57 AM

here is a chair with worn out caning. Owner wishes to remove all caning and replace with upholstery. So I need to fit a seat, and fill in the gap , as the seat is bent wood, see pic
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B73oA8VbPQkTUi1ReUEwcld0Rk0

I can build edges that fill in those gaps, scribing and a bandsaw should do it.
What thickness and material do I use for the seat?
Do you have any ideas for seats where the caning is being replaced?
Here is the chair with caning
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B73oA8VbPQkTSG1nWlFnYnBSUG8

Try this:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B73oA8VbPQkTSG1nWlFnYnBSUG8/view?usp=sharing


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#1 posted 02-29-2016 08:23 AM

Can’t access the pics

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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Tennessee

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#2 posted 02-29-2016 12:18 PM

Can’t access the pics, but did a couple of these when I had the refinishing shop. Our standard was 3/4”. Tried 1/2” but had a return when a…ahem…rather robust lady did it in. People will also stand on them for small ladders, and you are liable. Think industry standards is actually 350, (today’s standard chairs), so you have to be prepared for today’s world.

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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gmal

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#3 posted 02-29-2016 02:17 PM

Here is the photobucket link;

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