DVD: Chair Making Essentials
Chairs can be challenging to build. They take a lot of abuse, so need rock solid joinery. Mortise and tenon joints make this chair a piece of furniture that will last a life time. You’ll learn tricks for laying out the joint that are chair-specific, increasing the strength of the joint.
When making multiple chairs it’s important to make them all identical. You’ll see how to create and use a story stick that simplifies laying out the joints, and will also be used as a pattern for flush trimming to ensure all the parts are identical.
Finally, the challenge of upholstering the seat. We bring in an expert to show you tricks and tips for producing a wrinkle free seat. 34 minutes.
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