Table of Contents
- 1Introduction, overview
- 2Wood sizes, Angles, Material list
- 3Plans: Side elevation, Legs, Spoke pieces
- 4Plans: Spoke cutting detail
- 5Plans: Table and seat board cutting detail
- 6Cut the spokes to length
- 7Shape the ends of the spokes
- 8Assemble the spokes
- 9Cut the tabletop and seat boards
- 10Fix some seat boards
- 11Fix the rest of the seat boards
- 12Fix the tabletop boards
- 13Align the upper and lower frames
- 14Cut and fix the legs to the spokes
- 15Drop in the umbrella
Fix some seat boards
Step 5: Determine the position of the first seat board
Partially hammer a nail in the very center of both the lower and upper frames.
This is the axis from where we can measure out the distances along the spokes for the tabletop seat board and the seat board placement.
When any tabletop or seat board is in place, the length of that board should be the same as the distance from the outside ends of the board to the center of the frame (the axis nail).
In effect, each board forms one side of an equilateral triangle.