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Instructions – The Frame
1 Make up the two end frames.
Cut the members (a), (b), (d), (e), (f), (h), and (i) to the Any of the three linear measurements, length, breadth and depth. as shown in the Any of the framing wood. list in the previous page.
Make up the two end frames using the drawings below as a guide. Note that the inner seat frame ends (b) are a different width than the outer seat frame ends (a) by 20mm (3/4″) which is the thickness of the seat slats.
First A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. and then 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 Parallel to the horizon, flat, level. members (a), (b), (f) to the Plumb, upright. members (d) and (e) with 10mm (3/8″) Are round headed bolts with square shoulders that resist rotation when located or driven into place. They can be called coach bolts or carriage bolts depending on which part of the world you live in. The head end of the bolt does not need a washer, but the other end of the bolt (the nut end) usually does. (carriage) bolts. The spacers (h) and (i) can be fixed with screws.
2 Make up the seat frame.
Cut the members (c) and (j) to the dimensions as shown in the lumber list in the previous page.
Nail the front and rear seat frame members(j) to the seat frame end members (a) and (b). Nail in place the two seat frame intermediate members (c) ensuring that they are 20mm (3/4″) below the top edge of the front and rear seat frame members (j).
3 The back slat support.
Cut Piece of lumber that is part of a frame or structure. (k) to the dimension as shown in the lumber list in the previous page.
Round each end. You can use a dinner The top or bottom horizontal framing member of the wall., paint tin or any other circular object as a template to draw a curve.
Bolt the back slat support (k) to the two rear vertical arm supports (e).
4 To secure with nails or screws. the seat slats in place.
Place the seat slats in place spread evenly within the seat frame. Members (n) and (m) will need to be checked (cut) out at each end to allow for the chain cavity and vertical arm supports (d) and (e). (See diagram).
Screw the seat slats to the seat frame members (b) and (c). Pre-drill screw holes in the slats slightly bigger that the screw The nail not including the head..