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Step 1

Center seat back on back edge of seat frame, and mark mortise locations from tenons on(Q)to seat side frame pieces (j).

SLAT BACK

SEAT FRAME (g)

Step 2

Using a framing square, transfer the mortise lines from the back edge of the seat frame to the front edge of the seat frame.

Using the Parts View of (¿J, measure and mark mortises onto the top of the seat side frame pieces for parts (5) and

□ LOCATING THE MORTISES

Step 1

Center seat back on back edge of seat frame, and mark mortise locations from tenons on(Q)to seat side frame pieces (j).

SLAT BACK

Step 2

Using a framing square, transfer the mortise lines from the back edge of the seat frame to the front edge of the seat frame.

Using the Parts View of (¿J, measure and mark mortises onto the top of the seat side frame pieces for parts (5) and

SEAT FRAME (g)

Working from inside the base, screw through the cleats to secure the seat-frame/seat-back assembly to the base.

frame pieces (J), where shown on Drawing 6, above.

2Follow the three steps on Drawing 6 to accurately locate the mortise on the seat side frame pieces.

3Drill holes inside the marked mortise lines on the seat sides (J) to remove some of the waste. Next, use a sharp chisel to finish forming the mortises. Screw the seat frame to the bench base.

4 Next, glue the seat-back assembly stiles (Q) into the mortises in the seat sides (J).

5Glue the armrest supports (O) into the mortises in the front end of the seat frame sides (J).

6 Glue and screw the armrests (P) to the seat-back stiles (Q), and then glue them to the top ends of the armrest supports (O). While the glue is still wet, Continued on page 12

Working from inside the base, screw through the cleats to secure the seat-frame/seat-back assembly to the base.

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For WOOD MALL advertising information, contact Marten at: Marlen.Kemmet®meredith.com use clamps to snug-up the armrest supports between the armrests and seat-frame ends. Do the same for a tight joint between the seat-back stiles and the seat-frame sides (J).

7 Cut plugs and plug the four counter-bored screw holes on the inside face of each seat-back stile (Q). Sand the plugs flush.

8Centering it from side-to-side and with the back edges flush, screw the seat-frame/seat-back assembly - to the cleats (M, N), as shown in Photo B.

9 Drill pilot holes and attach the continuous hinge to the back edge of the seat (L) and the front edge of the seat-frame back member (K). Check that the front edge of the seat is flush with the front ends of the seat-frame sides (J). Trim if necessary. Remove the hinge for the time being.

Now, try this for a showroom-quality finish

1 Finish-sand the assembled bench and seat. (We've noticed that birch needs careful attention when sanding to remove mill marks. Inadequate sanding can result in blotches when stained.)

2 Next, stain the entire bench, and then apply two coats of clear finish to the entire bench as well.

3Mask the unpainted areas shown in the opening photo, and spray-paint the remaining areas. (After painting our base with hunter green spray enamel, we felt the painted surfaces were too bright and shiny. To tone this down and for a slightly worn look, we wrapped 220-grit sandpaper around a sanding block and

Cutting Diagram

V2 X 48 X 48" Birch plywood

V2 X 48 X 48" Birch plywood

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"Plane or resaw to the thickness listed in the Materials List. 1 y16 x 11 Vi x 96" Birch

"Plane or resaw to the thickness listed in the Materials List. 1 y16 x 11 Vi x 96" Birch

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11/16 x 91A x 96" Birch lightly sanded the edges, sanding just through paint so the underlying stained area was exposed. Then, we used 00 steel wool to lightly dull the finish.) Reattach the continuous hinge.♦

Written by Marlen Kemmet Project design: James R. Downing Illustrations: Kim Downing; Roxanne LeMoine Photographs: Hetherington Photography

Materials List

Front/Back Paneîs

FIWSHEÜ SIZE

T W L

Matl. Qty.

A rails

1Vie"

2Vi"

41"

B

4

B stiles

1W

2W

16"

B

4

C rails

W

21/2"

13"

B

4

D stiles

V/u"

1W

16"

B

4

E front & back panels

V2

10"

41"

BP

2

F end panels

</2n

10"

13"

BP

2

Bottom Assembly

G cleats .

1"

14%"

B

2

H cleats

r

41

B

2

1 panel

1/2"

14%"

42%"

BP

1

Seat Assembly

J sides

1W

4"

18'/2"

B

2

K back

w

3"

40"

B

1

L* seat

1V.6"

151/2"

39%"

EB

1

M back cleat

1W

1 Va"

38%"

B

1

N side cleats

1'/l6"

2"

14%"

B

2

Armrests and Supports

0 armrest supports

1W

2V2"

8^16"

B

2

P armrests

2Vi "

I8V2"

B

2

Seat Sacks

Q stiles

1W

2Vi"

17Vii"

B

2

R top rail

Vi"

3"

44%"

B

1

S bottom rail

%"

2V4"

44%"

B

1

T splats

Va"

1 Va"

6"

B

9

U* spacers

Vi"

%"

6"/l6'

B

4

V spacers

Va"

2"

B

16

'Parts initially cut oversize. See the instructions.

Materials key: B-birch, BP-birch plywood, EB-edge-joined birch.

'Parts initially cut oversize. See the instructions.

Materials key: B-birch, BP-birch plywood, EB-edge-joined birch.

Supplies: #8x1 W, #8x1</2-, #8x1%", #8x2", #8x2V2" flathead wood screws; dowel pins 2" long; 1V2" brass continuous (piano) hinge 39%" long with #4x'/2" brass flathead wood screws; dark green (hunter green) spray enamel; stain; clear finish.

11/16 x 91A x 96" Birch

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