Assembly begins with the preparation of the parts.
Saw marks are removed, and other milling marks as well.
The backs are assembled.
Front legs are cleaned up.
Fronts are assembled.
The backs are cleaned up.
A block plane and spokeshaves are used to fair the joinery.
I used my old shave to hog off big thick curls.
The tight mouthed Veritas shave leaves a beautiful surface after.
After the back rails are shaped, the back is rabbeted for the upholstery. The rabbeting bit is touchy, requiring a sharp, clean edge, and constant climb cutting.
I marked one with my initials and the year.
The fronts and backs are joined.
Corner blocks are made and marked, as they are location specific. Holes are drilled and counterbored for seat screws.
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