Furniture Care Tips
Rattan and Cane Furniture Care
or cane furniture and accessories are fashioned
from the steam bent poles of the rattan palm, a spiny
sub-tropical climbing palm that grows like a vine and can attain
lengths of 600 feet. The outer skin of the rattan palm is peeled
for use as binder cane, slab shave rattan and for weaving panels
and caning chair seats.
The inner core is cut for use
in wickerwork and basketry. It is known as reed and available in
several widths, diameters and shapes including round, oval,
flat-oval and flat.
Rattan furniture is available in a variety of finishes including,
painted, stained and finished and dyed. Rattan furniture is easy
to care for and when maintained properly, will provide you with
years of enjoyment.
Rattan Furniture Care Basics:
- Dust your rattan furniture
regularly using a soft cloth.
- Vacuum woven panels with a
- Do not drag rattan chairs to
avoid splitting the rattan reed.