Assembling The Chair

Once the stretchers have been glued to the legs and the legs fixed to the seat, it is time to trim the legs to the same length. The technique shown above involves cutting four wood blocks from a single board, then notching one of them to fit around a leg. Place the block around the first leg to be cut, then, holding the leg firmly with one hand, cut it to length with a flush-cutting saw. Once the first leg is trimmed, remove the notched block and replace it with one of the remaining blocks. Position the notched piece around the next leg and cut it. Continue in the same way until all four legs are cut.

Although the stretchers are glued to the legs and the legs are glued to the seat in separate steps, these procedures must be completed in quick succession for the chair to be symmetrical and well balanced. To make glue-up go easier, test-fit all the joints and correct any ill-fitting ones, then label the legs before applying any glue to the pieces.

Once the legs are fixed to the seat, the top ends of the legs are kerfed and wedges are inserted into the cuts to reinforce the joints (page 96). The arm posts are installed next, then the arm is set in place, fastened to the arm posts with round mortise-and-tenons. The final steps of the assembly are installing the spindles and the bow (page 98).

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