Table of Contents
- 1Introduction, Description & Measurements
- 2Materials & cutting list
- 3The side, front, & top elevation plans
- 4Shaping the wood by measurements
- 5Shaping the wood by grid plan
- 6Shaping the wood by pattern printout
- 7Shaping and cutting the pieces
- 8Assembling the seat unit
- 9Assembling the arm and leg unit
- 10Joining it all together
- 11The final touches
Shaping and cutting the pieces
Step 1. Cut the pieces to length
Take note, the two arm pieces are thicker than the other pieces.
Altogether there are three different stock sizes required.
Cut all the pieces to the lengths given below or refer to the cutting list on page 6.
From 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ (140mm x 20mm) stock…
Cut two pieces at 39″ (975mm) long, for the seat sides.
Cut two pieces at 22 3/4″ (570mm) long, for the legs.
Cut four pieces at 38″ (950mm) long, for the back slats.
Cut four pieces at 24 3/4″ (620mm) long, for the seat slats, and then A cut lengthwise along a board that also runs with the grain. (As opposed to cross-cut.) each piece into four equal strips making 16 slats.
Cut one piece at 30 3/4″ (770mm) long, for the upper back support.
From 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (90mm x 20mm) stock…
Cut one piece at 23 1/4″ (580mm) long, for the rear spacer.
Cut one piece at 24 3/4″ (620mm) long, for the lower back support.
Cut two pieces at 7″ (175mm) long, for the arm braces.
Cut one piece at 24 3/4″ (620mm) long, for the front spacer.
From 1 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (140mm x 45mm) stock…
Cut two pieces at 32″ (800mm) long, for the arms.
Step 2. Make the patterns and/or mark the Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Some of the pieces will need to be shaped, therefore the shape must first be drawn on wood.
You can either make a pattern and trace the shape onto the wood, or mark directly on the wood by measuring from a plan drawing.
In this documentation there are three options on how to do this.
Option 1 – Measuring off a plan (see page eight).
Option 2 – Making a pattern using a grid (see page nine).
Option 3 – Printing out a full size pattern (see page ten).
Step 3. Cut the shapes
Once all the shapes have been marked onto their respective pieces of wood, either by tracing around a pattern or by measuring from a plan drawing, cut them out using a tool such as a jig-saw to cut any curved lines.