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Reclaimed Pine All-Weather Morris Chair #7: Back rest

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Blog entry by TimBridge posted 05-23-2014 06:40 PM 1364 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: Round Overs, Arm Rests, and Fixing A Mistake Part 7 of Reclaimed Pine All-Weather Morris Chair series Part 8: Plugging & Drilling »

Now that the seat was all set. It was tie to begin on the back rest. I mde a few more mistakes in this portion by drilling the pilot holes first. Some of them I drilled misaligned (I have since purchased a drill press so the next time I do something like this, I’ll be 100% sure my pilot holes will be lined up.

What happened was the back rest box was a little misaligned at the corners. I cleaned it up with my sander and block plane. Not everything lined up perfectly, but I was happy with the result.

Again, all screws countersunk for plugs. It’s starting to come together!

I rounded over all the back slats and assembled everything up.

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-- Tim Bridge, Northern NJ,"Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't." Pete Seeger



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#1 posted 05-23-2014 06:46 PM

Coming together nicely. In time for the weekend!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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