Acadiana Cane, Rattan & Wicker Restorations

Acadiana Cane, Rattan, and Wicker Restorations located in Cajun Country in South Louisiana servicing all of south and south-central Louisiana

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All restorations are performed utilizing the same materials used in the original construction of the piece of furniture. Imitation or plastic-appearing cane and wicker are not used. We do not restore Buri furniture constructed using the Corypha elata palm found in the Philippines

Cane, Rattan and Wicker Restoration

All restorations are performed utilizing the same materials used in the original construction of the piece of furniture. Imitation or plastic-appearing cane and wicker are not used. We do not restore Buri furniture constructed using the Corypha elata palm found in the Philippines.

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(Chairs of this genre can be easily recognized by turning the chair over to see if cane comes through drilled holes in the wooden portion of the seat.)

Labor: $1.25/per drilled hole, plus materials ($30-$45).
More than 72 holes: $1.75/per drilled hole, plus materials.

Holes are drilled around the interior of chair seat frame, and single strands of cane are hand-woven through the drilled holes.

(Chairs of this genre can be easily recognized by looking for a piece of wedging material (spline) that presses the cane into a groove in the chair. There are no drilled holes in the wooden portion of the seat.)

Labor: $4.00 per inch per longest rail, plus materials ($30-$55)
or 35 cents per square inch, plus materials. 

Pressed cane is set into a routed groove on the top side of chair. It is held in place with a reed spline, no holes drilled in framework.

Labor: $3.00 a hole, plus materials ($30-$45)

Weaving of this intricate variety is difficult, often using two different sizes of cane. They tend not to be as sturdy as Traditional 7-Step Method of Hand Caning. So, it is recommended that these weaves be reserved for the backs of furniture.

Labor: $4.00 per drilled hole, plus materials. 

Weaving this variety is very difficult and time-consuming. Blind Caning requires each strand to be measured exactly, cut to proper and exact length, and glued into holes only partly drilled through the framework. These holes are not drilled completely through the frame as are regular cane chair holes. Usually reserved for very fine high-end antique furniture or museum pieces.

Labor: $5.25 per frontal inch, plus materials. 

Continuous strand, man-made paper material, forming distinct pattern of four large triangles, meeting in the center. Commonly found on post-1910s Colonial ladderback chairs.

Labor $5.50 per frontal inch (Reed, Ash, Oak)
$5.75 (Hickory Bark), plus material cost.

Woven both top and bottom around four seat rungs, usually in a 3×3 or 4×4 twill, but can be other patterns, as well. Hickory bark is a seasonal available material and costly to than other weaving materials.

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