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Moelgaard & Hvidt Architects Model 316

Posted by Webmaster on April 22, 2020 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

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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 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

2. Allow mixture to cool slightly

3. While water is warm, use a soft cloth to gently wipe the paper cord. Do not get the seat too wet

4. Allow to dry and then repeat if necessary

My Danish cord chair is breaking at the front and back edges can you fix the broken pieces?

The front and back runs of Danish cord tend to be breaking points of this type of furniture after long term use. Once these pieces of material break it is time to replace the full Danish cord surface. Contact Caning Canada to have your Danish cord chair repaired.




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)

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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 around a single rung on all sides. From the underside you will see the cord is attached by specialty hook nails.


 

These Danish cord chairs are single sided however they use staples to attach the cord to the chair frame. There is an extra charge for these chairs to remove the staples and install Danish hook nails where possible.


 

Double Danish Cord has an extra step in the weaving process where the weaving wraps around two rungs. Photo courtesy of @Louchemilieu


 

Some mid-century modern designs do not use Danish hook nails to attach the Danish cord to the chair.


 

Some chairs are woven in the rush pattern using Danish cord material. The rushing pattern Danish Cord mimics traditional rushing with the Danish Cord material. Often these chairs have extensive slots that the Danish Cord must be fed through which makes weaving these seats more labour intensive.


 

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Laurie Blake

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Caning Calgary is Now Caning Canada on the Web

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As part of the steps it takes to move from Caning Calgary to Caning Canada I have cancelled my Caning Calgary business line which was 403-288-3395 and am moving to the Caning Canada phone only which is 403-613-5801

I have tried to update the listing which came up in Goggle search however some of the accounts were created by the service providers and not me so I am unable to update the listings. I am hoping that the folks with my old number are able to locate me for woven chair repairs. 

Thank you have an awesome day,

 

Laurie Blake

Caning Canada

403-613-5801

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Danish Cord Chair Completed with Rush Pattern

Posted by Webmaster on January 7, 2016 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

I finished Betty's chairs last week and she was very happy with the results. Betty's husband now has a clean and freshly woven set of chairs for his boy card evening. I posted a photo of her wingback style chairs under both fibre rush and Danish cord pages as they were woven with Danish cord using the standard rush pattern. 

Danish Cord Chair Completed with Rush Pattern

Posted by Webmaster on December 18, 2015 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I am very excited to be getting four Mollar chairs on Monday woven with Danish cord in the rush pattern. I saw the chairs when I did this cute little hand caned child's chair for Betty. The chairs are just lovely and I can't wait to re-weave them. :)


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