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
Materials and tools you will need
Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees you will need
Note: If you cannot source the stock sizes given below, slightly bigger or smaller will do. I used a General term used to describe wood produced from needle and/or cone bearing trees. Wood that is easy to saw from conifers such as pine or fir. The term ‘softwood’ does not refer the density of the wood as there are hardwoods that are softer than softwoods such as balsa. which required coating with a preservative for outside use. If you are able to get a Pressure treated. Refers to lumber that is treated in such a way that the sealer is forced into the pores of the wood. Refers to lumber pressure sprayed with chemicals to lengthen its life expectancy for outside use or inground applications. wood or a wood naturally resistant to decay, all the better.
3/4″ x 2 3/4″ (20mm x 69mm) for the seat slats and back-rest slats.
(a) 13 pieces @ 48″ (1200mm)
(a1) 1 piece @ 16 1/2″ (412mm)
1 1/4″ x 2 3/4″ (32mm x 69mm) for the side frames.
(b) 2 pieces @ 23″ (575mm)
(c) 2 pieces @ 24″ (600mm)
(d) 2 pieces @ 31″ (775mm)
(e) 2 pieces @ 21 5/8″ (540mm)
(f) 2 pieces @ 25″ (625mm)
You will also need:
Around one hundred 2″ (50mm) exterior type wood screws, four 3/8″ (10mm) Covered with a protective coating of zinc. carriage/coach bolts 3″ (75mm) long, exterior type wood glue, wood preservative (if required).
You can get way with just a handsaw, electric drill and drill bits for the bolts and screws, a hammer, square, screw driver, measuring tape, pencil, a bit of sand paper, and that’s about it.