|Project by Mikesawdust||posted 04-28-2014 08:26 AM||1877 views||2 times favorited||9 comments|
This is the final product of my chair build. I fixed all the shortcommings of my previous chair and I am very happy with this version. The rear leg was coved first and then shaped, so it has smooth lines and angles back at 3 degrees. The front legs are angled to 3 degrees forward and out to provide more stability then curved and a cove added to the outsides near the bottom. The front legs were also dovetailed in, but I change the dovetail to be angled an the front face, I do wish I had used a stiffer angle on the dovetail. The brace on the bottom was done with a halflap then shaped to a nice curve and the footrest was installed with a small spacer to allow later adjustment, the customer will decide how much adjustment is needed. I still need to add a few coats of poly, I just did a couple of coats of shelak as a sealer.