Table of Contents
- 2The plans, part identification, & cutting detail
- 310 degree angle pattern
- 470 degree angle pattern
- 5Wood sizes and measurements
- 6Materials and tools you will need
- 7Cut all the pieces
- 8Assemble the side frames
- 9Side frames and back slats
- 10Back slats and seat slats
- 11Seat slats and arm-rests
- 12Bolts and strengthener
Bolts and strengthener
Step 14. A metal rod that has a head on one end and threads on the other and is used to fasten together lumber. The most common bolts used or referred to in projects within this website are coach/carriage bolts and hex bolts. the frame together
Turn the unit on its side.
Drill 3/8″ (10mm) holes for the bolts where the front/rear legs (b)/(c) and the cross rail (e) intersect.
In all there will be four bolt holes. Two each end.
Ensure that the holes do not cut through any of the screws.
Feed the bolts through the holes and tighten them.
Do two at one end and then flip the unit and do the other end.
Step 15. To secure with nails or screws. the under seat strengthener
Lay the unit on its back.
Fix the strengthener (a1) to the underside of the seat.
The strengthener (a1) should be centered and run across all the seat slats (on the underside).
Fasten with glue and nails.
Step 16. All finished
If you have used a preservative, it would be a good idea to also give the seat a coat of paint.