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Orchard Street Sofa #11: And we're back.......

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Blog entry by AandCstyle posted 02-27-2016 12:49 AM 693 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 10: Another under-productive day Part 11 of Orchard Street Sofa series Part 12: More mortises and tenons »

Unfortunately, I can’t remember what I did yesterday, much less 3 days ago.

Okay, where was I? I made the spacers for where the back rest abuts the back legs. I milled some stock to 1.5” wide by 9/16” thick, then drilled the 5/8” holes.

And cut them to 1.5” square

Then rounded them with the combo sander

They aren’t perfectly round, but they won’t be seen and I suspect that over time humidity would change their shapes anyhow.

With the spacers out of the way, I continued with the back rest. I now know exactly how long it needs to be, so I cut the rails to length, sanded the slat side edges and fit them with the stiles.

Time for a minor victory celebration!!

-- Art



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