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Instructions – Making the side frames
This garden chair is constructed solely from 100 Abbreviation for millimeter which is a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter. 25.4 mm equals one inch. x 50 mm (2×4) and 100 mm x 25 mm (1×4) Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees. Both are common stock sizes and can be obtained from most wood stores.
Note that when wood is Surfaced; planed; smooth; even surface; gauged. or See Dressed., the finished (actual) size (width and thickness) is less than the The rough-sawn size of a piece of lumber. Before the lumber is surfaced, planed or dressed. The nominal size is usually greater than the actual dimension. e.g. 100x50 (2 x 4) actually equals 90x45 (1 1/2" x 3 1/2").. The sizes referred to in this project are the actual sizes.
There is further information on wood and sizes on the previous page along with detailed drawings of every part showing Any of the three linear measurements, length, breadth and depth., angle cuts and exact placement of required 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. holes.
Cut all the individual pieces to the sizes and shapes according to the plans on page 2.
Mark and drill 10 mm (⅜”) bolt holes where required according to the plans on page 2.
Assemble the two side frames.
Lay members [e] and [d] on even ground or bench and then lay members [a],[b] and [c] on top with the bolt holes aligned. Then bolt the members together.
Screw the bottom of member [c] to member [b].
Refer to the side view plan (page 4) if you need to.
Note that the two side frames will be a mirror image of each other. See fig.1 below.