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More pub chairs – day 15 complete

Finished the fifth coat of tung oil this morning. The chairs were dry and ready for use by the afternoon. Here are a couple of completed shots.

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 14

I am applying the second coat this evening. The chairs have dried from the first coat and there aren’t many dust nibs. The tung oil finish went on pretty smooth. … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 13

I finished up the assembly of the second pub chair of this set last night. I decided to go ahead and apply the first coat of tung oil. I should … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

More pub chairs – day 12

I had some help last night in the shop. Adam came down because I had to make the walnut plugs for the chairs. He likes that job because he gets … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 11

I pulled apart the dry-fit parts and started glueing this chair up today. With everything clamped in place, I drilled the 3/8″ plug hole first, then the pilot hole for the screw … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 10

I started out today by marking and cutting the rest of the pieces I need to get these chairs assembled. The first pieces I did were the 5″ leg spacers. … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 9

With the seats cut out yesterday, I started this evening by finishing them up. I took down any high spots around the edges on the spindle sander. Next, I flipped … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 8

Well, the seats are all glued up. I pulled the clamps and, as I suspected, the cauls were stuck to the seat. Just a quick tap with the hammer and they … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 7

I didn’t get a chance to check on the epoxy yesterday. It seems to have cured pretty well. The tape held the form nicely. So far, the best way that … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 6

I ran out this morning and picked up a new toy. Dewalt’s new 12″ sliding compound miter saw. Now I will be able to cross-cut all my larger lumber. My … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 5

Today I am working on the seats for the chairs. I started by creating a template so the curve of the scoop would be similar from one piece to the … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 4

Busy day yesterday, no time to get into the shop. Tonight, well last night since it is 1:00AM, I trimmed up the edges of all the boards I just laminated … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 4

Another quick post today. I glued up the seat backs and the stretchers before running out of clamps. Then I came back an hour and a half later and pulled … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 3

I only had an hour today to work and only about one yesterday. All I am doing at the moment is glueing so I won’t bore you with too many … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 2

Only a few hours to play today. I pulled a couple of walnut boards off the rack for resawing. I need all of the walnut to be 1/4″ thick for … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

More pub chairs – day 1

Well the prototype pub chair seems to have been acceptable to the family so I have at least two more to build. Hopefully these two will go faster than the … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day ten

Just a quick post today. I finished two more coats yesterday and one this evening. The pictures are all going to start looking the same at this point… I did … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day nine

I had a chance to start finishing the chair last night so I applied the first coat of Tung oil. I decided to use tung oil because it a wipe-on … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day eight

It occurred to me that the people from wood magazine may not have measured my kitchen counters when they put the plans for this chair into their magazine. I thought … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day seven

I started out this evening by cutting the dados to receive the front stretchers. Since I don’t have a dado blade for the table saw, I decided to use my … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pub chairs – day six

I had a few hours last night to work on the legs for the chairs, so I started out by scraping down the epoxy on the seat with a card … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day five

So I went out and spent some money today. I picked up a 4-1/2″ angle grinder, a power carving disc, and a couple of flap sander discs. The bandsaw was … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day four

I finished cutting out and glueing up the seat back that I forgot to make earlier in the week. While that was drying, I pulled out the 4 pieces that … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day three

I spent most of my time glueing today. I finished up glueing the rest of the seat pieces first. While they were drying, I experimented with trimming the glue and … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day two

I only had an hour or two today so I finished resawing the oak boards with the bandsaw. I then ran all of the oak boards through the planer to … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day one

Started a new project today. This one is for my house so it will probably get pushed back to the back burner when other projects come along. I redid my … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

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