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Moelgaard & Hvidt Architects Model 316

Posted by Webmaster on April 22, 2020 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (8)

Back to her former glory. This “Moelgaard & Hvidt Architects” HM3 Drawn chair #316 has finished self isolation with me in the sun. Thanks everyone for sharing your knowledge.


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 spi...

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How do I Care for Fibre Rush Furniture? How do I clean Fibre Rush?

Posted by Webmaster on April 11, 2020 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

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...

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How do I clean Danish cord? Can you fix broken stands of Danish cord?

Posted by Webmaster on April 7, 2020 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

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)

 1. Pour boiling water over soap flakes. Make sure all flakes are completely dissolved

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What is Danish Paper Cord? What Kind of Danish Cord Weaving do I Have?

Posted by Webmaster on April 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

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...

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How can I get my rush chair repaired?

Posted by Webmaster on April 5, 2020 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

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. The fibre rush material comes in light brown and a darker brown called kraft brown. The two different colours also 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 r...

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What is Cane? What Type of Cane Chair do I Have? (Photos Included)

Posted by Webmaster on April 4, 2020 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

What is Cane? 

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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 i...

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Why do I get so excited when I receive woven chairs by Canada Post?

Posted by Webmaster on April 1, 2020 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

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...

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