Learn how to make a DIY wooden chair with cane webbing back and arms with the step-by-step tutorial and plans. This DIY armchair makes the perfect addition to any living room.
STEP 1 – PREPARE THE BOARDS
Make all the cuts per the plans and sand them smooth. Make pocket holes as shown in the plans using a Kreg Jig
STEP 2 – BUILD THE ARM FRAMES
Build both the sides by attaching the arms and support to the front and back legs. The front of the arms are attached using regular wood screws.
STEP 3 – BUILD THE SEAT
Build the seat by attaching the slats to the back rail
Step 4 – PUT IT TOGETHER
Attach the cross rails between the two arm frames. Attach the back rail and the slats to complete the chair.
Step 5 – BUILD THE INSERTS FOR THE CANE WEBBING
The cane webbing will be attached to an insert that sits in the arms and back.
Step 6 – PREPARE CANE WEBBING
Cane webbing comes from the store in a roll. It is very stiff and hard to work with.
Step 7 – ATTACH CANE WEBBING
Once the cane webbing is soaked, it is a lot more pliable. Lay it on a flat clean surface and attach it to the frames.
Step 8 – ATTACH FRAMES TO CHAIR
Insert the frames to the arms and the back of the chair.
The DIY wooden chair with cane webbing is ready!
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