Flat reed splint made from the stem of the tropical rattan palm is much more common today. Use masking tape which will not mar the finish to hold it in place on the back posts. Warping fairly loosely, straightening each row as you go, and weaving the herringbone pattern on the underside will all help to make it easier. Cross the end of the rope over the standing line wrapped around the pole.
Traditional Woven Chair Seats
Article Info This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. When the back is complete, a decision can be made as to whether to instructions weaving stool bottom or "tuck" the ends, based on the requirements of the pattern. The "checks" will then measure two rows by two rows. Notice that the warp appears slanted on the underside of the seat See Figure 1. Rush seats are woven by repeating one wrapping pattern.
Not Helpful 0 Helpful 1. For armless chairs and rockers, bentwood rockers, and the settee, finish the woof in the usual way. The narrow checkerboard gets very tight near the end. If you make this first weave too tight you will have to remove it and start over.