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How Does Your Cane Bottom Look? Or Bottoms Up!

Today’s Wednesday Wicker Wisdom deals with the way the bottom or underneath side of a hole-to-hole cane chair looks, NOT your own bottom, thankfully!

How neatly do you tie off the ends of your cane strands? Hopefully, the bottom of your chair seat doesn’t look like the one below in the picture.

bad chair caning knot tying

This is the way you do NOT want to tie off knots when chair caning!

This is just about the worst job of tying cane knots on the bottom of a chair seat as I have ever seen! And to top it all off, the caning pattern was done all wrong, too.

bad pattern hole cane seat

The 7-step method of chair caning was not followed on this cane seat, was it?

The bottom of your hole-to-hole cane seats should look more neat and attractive like this:

bottom cane seat using no-knot system

Bottom of a round hole cane seat using the “No-Knot” system of finishing.

To get the smooth, nice look to your cane bottoms without tying all those nasty knots, look at my video the “No-Knot System of Tying Knots”

And the top with the correct 7-step pattern should look like this:


Finished 7-step method of hole-to-hole chair cane seat

To get all your cane chair seats to look this good, see my FREE Chair Caning Instructions article page!

How does your bottom measure up? Please leave your comments below and tell me what techniques you use to keep your bottoms lookin’ good!

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