LumberJocks

Building Dave's Stacking Chair #6: Day 3: Sanding and Prepping

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 07-22-2015 05:42 PM 897 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: Day 2: Pegging the Seat Frame Part 6 of Building Dave's Stacking Chair series Part 7: Assembly »

[Legebla ankaĆ­ en Esperanto]

This morning I pegged the last 2 seat frames from yesterday and glued up another back piece. Onward!

[Below] I used my official dovetail saw to cut the dowels flush with the side of the wood.

[Below] I’m unsure if it helped, but I put a piece of duct tape on the side of the saw to try and keep the dowels microscopically proud of the surface and protect the wood from saw scratches.

[Below] I was supposed to round over the inside tops of the sides before assembling the frame. Luckily with the miracle of my router table I was able to do the job on the assembled piece.

[Below] The sanding is done with my cheap random orbit sander. I flattened the dowel nubs and the joints where the glue squeezed out.

[Below] This was also a good time to do the initial sanding on the rest of the pieces.

[Below] The last thing before assembling is to drill the holes for the seat cleats. Three cleats, three holes each.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!



1 comment so far

View Mean_Dean's profile

Mean_Dean

5042 posts in 2607 days


#1 posted 07-22-2015 11:54 PM

As Norm would say, you’re gaining on it!

-- Dean

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com