Build an Adirondack chair By Les Kenny[Table of contents are below]
1.3. The back boards
The back boards will need to be ripped, but not parallel to the sides.
They can be ripped in the same manner as the seat slats but will have to be done free hand (by eye) as the cutting line is not parallel to the sides and therefore the circular saw edge guide will be of little use.
Use the drawing below to
mark each end of the cutting line and then use a straight edge and pencil to draw the line.
A straight edge can be one of the other back boards.
Cut all four back boards the same.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page 01 Measurements, Materials list, required tools, the wood, The parts
Page 02 Cutting all the pieces to length
Page 03 Cutting the seat slats
Page 04 Cutting the back boards
Page 05 Shaping the sides
Page 06 Marking the seat curve
Page 07 Marking the seat curve (photos)
Page 08 Marking, cutting, the middle rail
Page 09 Marking and cutting the bottom rail, the arms, and corbel
Page 11 Adding the bottom rail
Page 12 Adding the legs, props, and corbels
Page 13 Adding the arms and middle rail to the mix
Page 14 Adding the back boards
Page 15 Preparing and adding the seat slats
Page 16 Shaping the back
Page 17 Photos. Touch up and sand
Page 18 Photo. Not a bad chair eh?
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