Category Archives: Danish chairs

How to do the looped warp weave on Yugoslavian folding chair

People have asked me about this one but I have never seen instructions on how to do it.  I haven’t looked in awhile so maybe someone has published a how-to by now.  It’s simple but kind of counter-intuitive at a … Continue reading

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Møller 66 chair transformed by oiling

This is one of a set of four chairs that I recently got to restore.  Three of them were ok but this one had some serious-looking something going on in the back. It looked like someone had poured some kind of … Continue reading

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Hans Wegner CH23 dining chairs

I was recently asked to redo the seats and clean up the frames on a set of four Hans Wegner CH23 chairs plus an extra that the owner had gotten from somewhere else.  The seats on the set of four … Continue reading

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Wegner CH22 chairs get new seats

I recently redid a pair of these Wegner CH22 chairs.  The seat on this one wasn’t too bad but the other one had the typical broken strands along the front rail.  The wood on both had been treated with some … Continue reading

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Fiber rush vs. Danish Paper Cord

Every once in awhile I see a Danish chair seat woven with fiber rush, or repairs done in fiber rush.   Are they they same thing? No. Both are made of twisted brown kraft paper, like the stuff paper bags are … Continue reading

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Wegner CH25 woven chair

This Wegner CH25 chair had the usual broken strands that come with age and use.  It also arrived in pieces but a competent repairman took care of those issues, leaving me free to weave.  And weave.  And weave…!   The … Continue reading

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Hans Olsen cane back settee

The binder cane on the back on this Hans Olsen settee  was old and brittle with a lot of broken strands.  The settee needed cushions, too.   I rewove the back with new rattan, which will eventually darken in color.  … Continue reading

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Danish Modern teak dining chairs

This is one of a set of six Danish Modern style teak chairs that I got from someone who I think got them at a yard sale.   After the MCR makeover!   This is not the original upholstery.  They … Continue reading

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Hans Wegner Cow Horn chairs, Johannes Hansen production

Long overdue post, but it’s a good one! This is one of a set of six Cowhorn chairs by Hans Wegner that had been in the owners’ family since they were purchased in the late 50s or early 60s.  They … Continue reading

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new webbing for Poul Volther sofa

This sofa by Danish designer Poul Volther was in very nice shape except for the webbing.  It was the Pirelli rubber type and had become saggy and dried out with age.  When Pirelli webbing reaches that state, it has no … Continue reading

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