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binding cane rocking horse
Rocking horse recane by Brian Milne, Victoria, BC
bmilne@telus.net

Rocking horse fixed using 5 mm binding cane

binding cane old chair seat
Binding Cane Chair seats
Before and after
by Suzanne B - NB
binding cane chair seat


hand caned chair seat

Strand Cane

strand cane

Cane is cut from the outer bark of the rattan palm.  The face side is curved slightly and shiny, the back side flat and matte.  Blue tie.  Cane can be stained but does not color evenly. Added finishes can make it brittle, we recommend leaving it natural.


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Caning supplies we bsit

Seat frames must have drilled holes.  Use chart below to determine size required.  One hank is 1000 feet and should do 4  average seats (each  144-168 sq. inches, approx 72 holes).


SIZE OF
CANE
DIAMETER
OF
DRILLED
HOLES
DISTANCE
BETWEEN
HOLES IN
FRAME
WIDTH
OF
CANE
Nantucket Carriage Extra
Superfine
1.25 mm
Nantucket
Carriage Superfine
(500 ft hanks)
1/8" 5/16" to 3/8" 1.50 mm
Nantucket
Carriage Fine (500ft hank)
1/8" 3/8" 1.75 mm
Superfine (1,000ft hank) 1/8" 3/8" 2.00 mm
Nantucket
Superfine
(500 ft hank)
1/8" 3/8" 2.00 mm
Fine Fine (1000ft) 3/16" 1/2" 2.25 mm
Nantucket
Fine Fine Cane
(500 ft hank)
3/16" 1/2" 2.25 mm
Fine (1,000ft) 7/32" 5/8" 2.50 mm
Nantucket
Fine Cane
(500 ft hank)
7/32" 5/8" 2.50 mm
Narrow-Medium (1,000ft) 1/4" 11/16" 2.75 mm
Nantucket
Narrow-Medium
(500 ft hank)
1/4" 11/16" 2.75 mm
Medium (1,000ft)
1/4" 3/4" 3 mm
Nantucket
Medium
(500 ft hank)
1/4" 3/4" 3 mm
Common (1,000ft) 5/16" 7/8" 3.50 mm
Nantucket
Common
(500 ft hank)
5/16" 7/8" 3.5 mm

Plastic 3mm Medium
 Cane
1/4"
Hole size
3/4"
spacing

Binding Cane

5mm binding cane
500 ft, per hank.  Used to cover the drilled holes.  Traditionally 1 to 2 sizes larger than the cane used in the seat weaving.  Each chair requires 5 or 6 ft. 
Also can be used for wrapping baskets, wicker, etc. 

 binding cane strand close up

Small Medium Large ( out of stock)
4 to 4 ½ mm 5 to 5 ½ mm 6 to 6 ½ mm

Slab Rattan

8mm shaved binding cane - approx 200 + feet per 1 pound coil,  For splint seats in rustic type hickory furniture  or wrapping cane for wicker furniture.

Slab Rattan

Small Rocker Kit

Kit includes: Instructions, solid maple rocker parts, all cut to size and sanded, ready for assembly and final finishing, all included enough 6mm binding cane or 1/4" flat reed, your choice for you to complete the seat and back. 14" tall when completed.

Rocker kit


To inquire or purchase any of our products, please call Celine at
(613) 756-5192
or email us through the Contact us page.

Levair's Woodworking & Caning Supplies
94 Arbor Vitae Road,
Barry's Bay, Ontario,
K0J 1B0 Canada



Handcaned Chairs
Handcaned Childs step chair
Handcaning by Donald Robins
 Newtonville


Curved back handcaned rocker
Handcaned seat & curved back
Rockers by Paul R.
City of Kawartha Lak
es
Curved back rocker

Hand caned using narrow medium cane