Published at Sunday, September 16th 2018. by Dorthy Boone in Ottoman Chair.
Patio chair for this project. I use dimension pine boards, which were 1 by 4 and 1 by 5. To start out, I cut all pieces to length from the pine boards on the radial arm saw to make repeated cuts. I use a stop block. I then ripped the 1 by fours to 3 inches wide on the table saw the off cuts will be useful later. So I set them aside for now. In total I have 2 rear legs, 2 front legs, 6 long, slats and nine short slats.
The slots around the chair base will be mitered at 45 degrees on their ends. With my miter gauge and a fence mounted stop block. I made a cut that had a fair amount of tear out to reduce, tear out and mounted a miter gauge fence to support the work piece as it is cut. The off cuts were getting trapped between the blade and the fence, so I removed the fence and glued a stopper on the end of my miter fence to get a consistent cut with a shop made tapering jig, I cut a 13 degree angle from the center of the rear leg to the end of the board to ankle the backrest.
This same angle is cut on the front legs to add a little style and consistency of form. I started the assembly by taking three long slats and two legs. I used a few quarter inch spacers between the slats to create a consistent, spacing the front and rear legs should be perpendicular to the slats, with their edges. Flush with the miter on the slats.
A speed square is a handy tool to hold these pieces perpendicular to each other drive a single screw through a leg into the first slot, then recheck for square before driving a second screw and subsequently attach each slat to each leg, because these screws will be in The interior that will not require plugging the shorter front and back slats will be screwed. In from the exterior, I made a guide from an off cuts to ensure a consistent spacing for the screws.
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