How much should you charge for labor to re-seat a
fiber rush or seagrass chair? $5 per inch, measuring the longest chair rail. Add materials cost
How much to charge for labor for
re-caning chair seats?
Generally, the current charge for re-caning chair seats with holes is $1.35 per hole. Count the
number of holes around the entire frame and that's the $ amount that you
should charge for labor alone. Add your materials cost to that.
How much to charge for labor for Binder Cane seats?
New England Porchweave
or Finger Lakes Fanweave in binder cane or flat reeds is $5 per inch. Measure the longest rail. For
example: 15" across back rail x $5 = $75 labor per chair.
How much to charge for
Shaker Tape seats?
$4 per inch, measuring the longest side. Add materials costs.
How much should you charge for labor
re-seat a chair with
$3.50 per inch, measuring the longest side. This is for labor
only. Add materials costs. (Also, remember that there are regional
differences in what the market will bear.)