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Rocking Chair Build - Due Oct 5 #10: Assembly, Sanding, and Finishing!

12-29-2015 03:46 AM by Marshall | 6 comments »

Ok, finally after about 8 months of work (in my spare time between full time job and full time school), all of the pieces are done. It was time to assemble and glue up the chair! I started by gluing on the back legs. I used clamping blocks cut at 6 degrees so that the clamps would be square with the faces of the legs which cant out at 6 degrees. Once the front legs were shaped (see Part 5), I attached the adder blocks for the arm transitions. These blocks were cut from the same slabs as the front leg and arm billets were cut. Again, I utilized the same sapwood edges to maintain the flow of color from the leg into the arm. The adder blocks were oriented at 10 degrees using t...

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