Making The Seat

The final step is to bore mortises into the seat for the legs, spindles, and arm posts (page 90). As shown in the anatomy illustration below, the arm post mortises are the largest: % inch in diameter; the leg mortises are % inch in diameter, while the spindle mortises must be drilled with a %-inch-diameter bit. Refer to the diagram for the seat's dimensions and for the location and spacing of the mortises.

The seat of a sack-back Windsor chair is best cut from a single plank. As shown in the photo at left, the blank is roughed out by hand with a frame saw or bowsaw. Then the seat is given its basic shape using a variety of hand tools—the edges are rounded over by a drawknife (page 85), the top surface is scooped out with an adze and an inshave (page 86), and some final touches are etched with a veiner (page 87).

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