Finer Details With All Their Angles Chair Joints Often Pose A Challenge This East Coast Furniture Maker Has Adopted A Unique Joint To Create A Beautiful Chair
Finer details with all their angles chair joints often pose a challenge this east coast furniture maker has adopted a unique joint to create a beautiful chair is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by alvin with ID 13505883181 was uploaded on 23-01-2019 and has been viewed 98,775 times.
Make a Modified Scarf Joint Photos by Jonathan Otter I have developed this method so I can create a continuous arm Windsor chair without the troubles associated with steam bending.I make the back/arm from three separate components: the back hoop and the right and left arms.
Then, using a modified scarf joint, I join them into a single crest.Rough Cut - Otter roughs the scarf joint out on the bandsaw.The next step is to smooth the freshly cut rough surface with a sharp block plane.
Make a Shoulder - With the arms clamped to the mitre gauge Otter cuts the 1/8' high shoulders on both arms.Make the three partsOnce the arms and back are made, I dress one edge square to its face.Then I rip the arms and back hoop to width on the tablesaw.
I also mark each arm and the back hoop to keep them oriented correctly.The scarf jointThe joint I use is a modified scarf joint.A feathered scarf joint works well, but it is preferable to put a small b*tt on the top to make the glue line less visible.
Beginning with one arm, I mark a line that will produce at least 4" of gluing surface, bandsaw...