How do you weave a chair seat with a cord?

What is the difference between laced and unlaced Danish cord?

Laced Danish Cord is tightly roped (as used on Wegner’s Wishbone Chairs and the Rope Chair). Unlaced Danish Cord is twisted instead of roped, and is not as tightly twisted as Laced. The unlaced cord is commonly used today, as seen on this Danish modern chair (right).

How do you’re cord a chair?

Use the Poacher’s Knot technique, illustrated here (and animated here). Step 2: Run the cord to the top rail of the chair and wrap around one-and-a-half times. Step 3: Run the cord back to the center rail and wrap around once. Step 4: Run the cord to the front rail and wrap around one-and-a-half times.

How long does it take to weave a chair?

How long will my first cane seat take to weave? Well…that’s a bit of a “how long is a piece of string..” question, but most people seem to take between 8 and 12 hours for their first attempt. However, please remember that you don’t have to do all of the work in one sitting, you can spread it over days or even weeks.

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