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Chair Caning Supplies & More

Buy your supplies from Able to Cane! We're working on an online ordering system, until that is up and running, please view our descriptions below of common caning supplies we offer. Then use the links for pricing. When you're ready to tackle your next project, either give us a call to place your order, fill out our order form and email or snail mail it to us. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Genuine Cane

Genuine Cane
One hank is sufficient for seating three to four chairs. Cane is selected extra long quality strands varying from 12 to 20 foot lengths. The price includes the binder. Choose Super-Fine for a 1/8" hole in chair frame, Fine-Fine or Fine will fit into a 3/16" hole and Narrow-Medium for holes 1/4".
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Pressed Cane Webbing

Pressed Cane Webbing
Order at least one inch larger, on all four sides, than the chair seats widest side. Three widths are available and the price is per foot. Discounts are offered on 50' rolls. Other styles of webbing available as a special order; please send a sample.
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Binder Cane

Binder Cane
Cane is used for porch rockers or wrapping wicker pieces. Price is per 500 foot hank.
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Natural Willow

Natural Willow
Willow, for wicker or baskets, comes in six foot lengths and is sold by the pound.
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Hong Kong Sea Grass

Hong Kong Sea Grass
Used for seating or baskets, this handmade twisted grass product resembles rope. Price is for one pound coils.
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Tape for Shaker Chairs

Tape for Shaker Chairs
All tapes are made of 100% cotton. An average 14"x14" seat would take approximately 40 yards of the 5/8" tape and 30 yards of the 1" tape. Color samples will be sent for a small fee.
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Spline

Spline
Spline is the binder for pressed cane webbing. Cost is per foot.
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Fibre Rush

Fibre Rush
This paper product is a good, inexpensive substitute for natural rush. Price is per two pound coil.
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Natural Rush

Natural Rush
Choose natural rush for finer antiques. The cattails are hand-harvested from a freshwater pond here in Maine. Minimum order is 10 pounds, about the weight of one bundle, which will do one average size chair.
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Reeds

Reeds
Reeds are extra select premium thick cut. Sold in hanks, all sizes are the same price and the cost is per pound.
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Round Reed

Round Reed
Round reed is used for baskets or wicker repair. Sold in one pound coils, all sizes are the same cost per pound.
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Half Round Reed

Half Round Reed
We carry half round reed in three sizes: 3.5 mm, 5.0 mm and 1/4 inch
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Danish Cord

Danish Cord
This 1/8" diameter twisted cord is popular in contemporary seating. Available in two pound coils, enough for an average chair. Orders of 6lbs or more drops the price per pound. Call with your needs to determine price.
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Accessories

Accessories
Accessories can include awl, chisel, rush shuttle, wooden pegs, foam pad, 20x20 inches, for Shaker chairs, Danish nails for tacking the ends of Danish cord and Watco Danish oil-colors available are natural, medium, walnut, golden oak and black walnut.
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We will be happy to track down and procure, if possible, all special requests.

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