LumberJocks

Building Dave's Stacking Chair #7: Assembly

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 07-22-2015 06:23 PM 1005 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: Day 3: Sanding and Prepping Part 7 of Building Dave's Stacking Chair series Part 8: Day 4: The Curved Back »

[Legebla ankaĆ­ en Esperanto]

[Below] The front legs are put on first because they have that convenient cut out which serves to support the seat frame.

[Below] I’ve drilled and countersunk the holes in these pieces so that once they’re on it’s done.

[Below] Before the glue dries I check that the legs are sitting the same. We’ll presume my table saw top is even.

[Below] The backs legs to not have a mechanical reference for their position so I cut two sticks from the scrap and clamp them to the inside of the legs.

[Below] Once glued, the back legs are clamped into place. Before the glue dries I make sure the chair sits level (doesn’t teeter-totter) and make any minor adjustments with the back leg height.

[Below] After the glue has set about 1/2 hour I bravely set the chair on its side and drill the holes for the screws.

[Below] Lastly I glue and screw the 3 cleats to support the seat.

[Below] And here’s where we’re at now!

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!



7 comments so far

View Mean_Dean's profile

Mean_Dean

5059 posts in 2613 days


#1 posted 07-22-2015 11:56 PM

Making some good progress there, Dave! I can see the finish line!

-- Dean

View robscastle's profile (online now)

robscastle

3392 posts in 1670 days


#2 posted 07-23-2015 09:54 PM

Dave,

Speaking of seeing,
Who is doing the work here?
You or your invisible man assistant, there is evidence through out your blogs of an invisible assistant busyly working away while you photograph the progress.
Are you sitting in a bananna chair watching him do all the work and taking all the credit?
Tee Hee.

-- Regards Robert

View Dave Rutan's profile

Dave Rutan

1430 posts in 1654 days


#3 posted 07-24-2015 12:05 AM

I borrowed Chuck from David Picciuto since he seems to be out of a job over there. He’s just doing a Claude Rains impression while I do the photography.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

View abie's profile

abie

818 posts in 3237 days


#4 posted 07-24-2015 02:47 PM

I am continually amazed of you, who work and show in pictures your progress.
I have enough to do without making pictures as i go along
This is what makes this site useful and I am grateful to those of you who participate in taking the time to show as you go along
Many TNX

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

View Dave Rutan's profile

Dave Rutan

1430 posts in 1654 days


#5 posted 07-24-2015 02:58 PM



I am continually amazed of you, who work and show in pictures your progress.
I have enough to do without making pictures as i go along
This is what makes this site useful and I am grateful to those of you who participate in taking the time to show as you go along
Many TNX

- abie

I’m glad you are enjoying this series. I find photo narrative to be a lot easier to do than video. I was unsure if there would be any interest in this format.


-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

View robscastle's profile (online now)

robscastle

3392 posts in 1670 days


#6 posted 07-25-2015 09:21 AM

No doubt you also enjoyed staging all the tools just to play with other LJs minds as well.
Just out of interest how did you get them to balance in position so well?

-- Regards Robert

View Dave Rutan's profile

Dave Rutan

1430 posts in 1654 days


#7 posted 07-25-2015 10:39 AM



No doubt you also enjoyed staging all the tools just to play with other LJs minds as well.
Just out of interest how did you get them to balance in position so well?

- robscastle

Basically, if they wouldn’t balance I couldn’t have done it. The screwdriver sat upright well enough in the screw head and the drill was supported by the bit in the wood.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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