Caning / Weaving

Machine or Sheet Cane

Sheet cane is pre-woven and is held in place by a border spline that fits in a groove around the border of the caned area

Hand Cane

In hand caning the chair seat or back has holes drilled in the wood frame around the perimeter and the cane is hand woven through each hole to create the pattern. This is most common on antique furniture.


A twisted fiber used for chair seats. The most common pattern looks kind of like pie slices in a square pie.


Hand woven thin wood strips woven in basket weave or herringbone pattern.

Danish Cord

Hand woven cord typically used on Danish modern furniture.

Bamboo / Rattan

Rewrap damaged areas as needed. Repair loose joints.