Reed Spline: HH Perkins Reed Spline is sold in 6 foot coils. It is Bamboo color Reed Spline is made from the inner core of rattan. Reed spline goes hand and hand with Cane Webbing. Spline is the narrow piece of Reed that holds cane webbing in place on the chair. Measure the width of the chair groove to determine the size of the Reed Spline you'll need for your project.
You should soak Reed Spline in water for 5-10 minutes before installing it into your furniture. Always press the Spline in sideways when gluing it into the groove of the chair. Make sure you clean out all of the old glue and Spline pieces before you install your new Reed Spline. If you need to weave multiple chairs, we recommend you purchase one coil of Spline for each chair. Reed Spline is used for chair seats, chair backs, and basket weaving.
Reed Spline Sizes:
Reed Spline #7: Used for an 1/8" chair groove.
Reed Spline #7.5: Used for a chair groove slightly larger than 1/8" but smaller than 3/16".
Reed Spline #8: Used for a 3/16" chair groove.
Reed Spline #8.5: Used for an 11/64" chair groove.
Reed Spline #9: Used for a 1/4" chair groove.
Reed Spline #9.5: Used for a 7/32" chair groove.
Reed Spline #10: Extra heavy spline used for a 5/16" chair groove.
Reed Spline #12: The largest spline we offer at HH Perkins. Used for a 3/8" chair groove.