Fibre Splint: Fibre Splint is made from natural brown kraft paper. It has the look of Hickory splint when woven into chair seats. This product is also used in some Shaker reproduction weaves. In this section, Fibre Splint is sold by the pound. The average size 14" x 14" chair seat uses 2-3 pounds of Fibre Splint. This flat kraft paper product should only be used indoors. Do not soak this product in water. No finish like shellac is required after the seat is woven with the splint. Fiber splint is also used for basket making and assorted crafts. Fibre Splint also goes by Fiber Splint. The spelling of Fiber is interchangeable and is used both ways.
Fibre Splint Sizes:
1/4" Fibre Splint: The smallest width of Fibre Splint available at HH Perkins.
3/8" Fibre Splint: The most common size of Fibre Splint used on a child's chair seat.
1/2" Fibre Splint: The most popular size of Fibre Splint on the market.
5/8" Fibre Splint: Brand new size available at HH Perkins! The most common size of Splint used in basket weaving.
3/4" Fibre Splint: The Largest size of Fibre Splint available at HH Perkins.