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Arm Rests and Seat Pans

26 days ago by Mark | 2 comments »

As I had stated earlier I had planned to add arms to the 2 larger chairs. I looked around a bit and found a design I liked and drew it out on a piece of 1/8 fibre board to make the patterns. I used 4 pieces of 6/4 stock for the braces and 4/4 for the arms, traced the patterns and cut them out on the band saw. Off to the bench and my now go to tools…spoke shave and file to finalize and clean up the shape. On to the table saw to cut the tenons on the arm braces. Positioning the braces for the arms was a bit of trial and error to find a length from the end of the arm I liked. After I did the layout for the mortise I drilled out the bulk of the material then squared t...

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