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Peter Hvidt (1916-1986) and Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen (1907-1993) were pioneers of Danish mid-century design and the founders of Copenhagen-based firm Hvidt & Mølgaard.
This mid-century Model 316 Chair by Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard Nielsen for Søborg Møbelfabrik 1958 is back to her former glory freshly woven with Danish paper cord.
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What is Fibre rush?
Fibre rush is a very durable one ply, twisted paper made to resemble real twisted bull rushes. Paper fibre or "fiber reed" was introduced when China had an embargo on rattan reed exportation.
Fibre Rush Furniture Care
As the material is made from twisted paper never use water to clean any fibre rush surfaces...Read Full Post »
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Danish Cord Furniture - Care
Some people spray a scotch guard on the Danish cord surfaces to stop stains from absorbing. If something spills on the Danish cord use a damp cloth to clean the spill as soon as possible. Vacuuming once in a while is always a good practice.
How to Clean Danish Paper Cord with Soap Flakes (Try at your own risk as Danish Cord is Paper)
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Danish paper cord is the material used to weave typical seats and backs found in many Danish, Scandinavian, and Mid Century Modern furniture designs. The cord is a very strong 3-ply fibre / fiber product. Møller and Wegner seats often use Danish cord in a wrapping or rush weaving style..
Single Rail Danish Cord Seats is when the weaving is one sided and only wraps a...Read Full Post »
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A seat woven with grass type materials are very comfortable, durable and stylish. At Caning Canada we offer fibre rush material to repair these types of seats which come in different sizes or gauges.
Fibre rush is a very durable one ply, twisted paper made to resemble real twisted bull rushes. Paper fibre or "fiber reed" was introduced when China had an embargo on rattan reed exportation. Paper fibre became the substitute for natural rattan reed. Material is wrapped around ...Read Full Post »
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What is Cane?
Cane is the term for the material that comes from the outer skin of the rattan stalk. Rattan is a climbing vine-like plant native to Asia and Africa, it is most commonly found in Indonesia. Rattan grows in strong, solid stalks and can grow hundreds of feet high. Cane is the skin of the rattan plant, it is durable and flexible, the top of cane is glossy and non-porous. The back of cane is the porus side. The material is called cane, the process of w...Read Full Post »
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I get so excited when I receive woven chairs seats and backs sent by Canada Post for weaving repair. Why you might ask do I get so excited. I'll tell you why.
1. Provides access to a service which can't be found locally
2. Extends the use and life of woven chairs
3. Keeps chairs out of the landfills
4. Preserves the sentimental value of family heirlooms
How easy is it to mail woven pieces for repair you ask
1. Most chair seats and backs can easily b...Read Full Post »