Rattan dining room chairs are often hard on the back. Chairs with woven rattan seats cut however provide much needed comfort. The only compromise is to know is not as durable as solid wood and prone to freaking and tearing. Reset the function as well as the appearance of a rattan dining room chairs by stretching new wedges in the chair seat.
Drive a knife in the stitch between the wheelchair spline and the fixed seat to remove spline. Spline is the wooden cord that is clamped in a groove around the basket to hold it in place. It’s just like a rubber cable that keeps the screen on the screen door in place. Use a spline chisel, which has a thin flat head, to work around the seam and gradually bend up the spline.
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Remove whatever remains of the original rattan. Use a scissors to cut the sheet from the tubular tissue so it is about one inch longer than the hole in the seat in all directions. Wet cut bit sell and spline in water for 30 minutes to make it flexible and easy to work with. Center cut bit vide rattan weave on the rattan dining room chairs.
Use a hammer to gradually point a small wooden wedge in the groove on the front of the seat, to be sure of it. Also put wedges in the back and sides. Run strict glue on top of the braid, along the track line where the spline goes. Use a hammer to tap the spline back into place, secure it. When you go, drive a string of wood underneath the spline, remove wood wedges and use scissors to cut out excess rattan.