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QTY. SIZE DESCRIPTION A. 2 1 x 5 1/4 x 33 3/4" cedar side rail B. ...
Lay out the side-rail shape on your stock, cut to the lines with a jigsaw and sand the edges smooth. Then, cut the back rails to size, and saw the cur...
Start seat assembly by screwing the lower back rail to the seat sides with one screw at each end of the rail. Then, add slat No. 4 as indicated in the...
Use a 1-in.-thick block as a spacer to position the rear seat slat. Then install the remaining slats. Because the seat is curved and many of the slat ...
Cut the front legs to size and round the long edges on the router table. Mark a line on the inside face of each leg that indicates the bottom edge of ...
The back slats are tapered to create a fan shape when installed. Cut each 35 1/2-in.-long slat blank so one end is 3 1/4 in. wide and the other is 2 1...
Screw the top back rail to the top ends of the back legs, and lay the chair on its back to install the back slats.
Place a 4-in. block under the upper back rail to provide clearance for the long back slats. Mark the centers of the top and bottom back rails, align t...
Install the outer two slats. Secure the remaining slats so the top curved ends are aligned and the spaces are uniform. Since the back slats are the fo...
Cut out the arms and arm supports, and round the edges. Temporarily clamp the supports in place and secure them with screws.
Attach the arms to the front and rear legs with screws.
The table is built the same way as the chair-all exposed edges are rounded on the router table and the parts are simply screwed together. Lay out the ...
Bore pilot holes and screw the two stretchers to the legs.
To assemble the top, it's easiest to first clamp the pieces together with 3/8-in.-thick spacers placed between the top slats. Then, attach the cleats-...
Finally, screw the base to the top cleats.Lightly sand the chair and table with 120-grit paper. Keep in mind, though, that cedar is a soft, oily wood ...
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Posted:Mar 30, 2007
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