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Rattan Repair

Original post made by nat on Jul 29, 2007

Anyone know where I can either get a rattan stool repaired or buy a new one?

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Posted by Palo Parent, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Jul 29, 2007 at 9:39 pm

Tony the barber at the Charleston Barber Shop (next to Piazza's) does these types of repairs. His business number is 650-494-2987.

Posted by Nat, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 6, 2007 at 1:26 pm

To "Palo Parent" Thanks for the tip. I stopped by the other day and found out that Tony does caning, not rattan repair. My stool isn't made to be caned - it doesn't have the groove or the holes in which to fit the seat. What he does is fit a caned seat into a chair which has a worn out piece of caning. What I need is a way to support the seat, which collapsed but is in good condition.

BTW, how good a barber is Tony?

Posted by Palo Parent, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Aug 6, 2007 at 4:40 pm

Sorry about that Nat. I never knew there was a thing called "caning", first time I'd heard of that.

He is a very good barber and I have been going there for over ten years.

Posted by nat, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 9, 2007 at 1:19 pm

Palo Parent, I assume you mean he gives good haircuts to men.
How much does he charge for a man's haircut?

I'm still looking for someone to repair my rattan stool or someplace I can purchase a new one.

Posted by Palo Parent, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Aug 9, 2007 at 2:52 pm


Actually he cuts woman's hair too, but predominately men are his main customers. I do believe he charges $16 for a man's haircut.

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