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Boggs Side Chair Build: Fitting Slats, Part 3

21 Dec 2013 / 0 Comments / in Chairmaker's Journal

In the last post I measured for the top slat, laid out the tenons and the shape of the main body, and sawed the slat out on the band saw. Now I’m ready to fit the slat tenons to the mortises. I use a simple, but methodical process to fit each tenon precisely to it’s […]

Boggs Side Chair Build: Fitting Slats, Part 2

09 Dec 2013 / 2 Comments / in Chairmaker's Journal

The next step in fitting the slats is to use the holding and measuring jigs I built in the last post to measure the distance between the rear legs at each mortise as well as record the angle for the slat tenon shoulder. Those measurements are transferred to the slat blank and become the basis […]