A couple of years ago I built a table and chair set for a friend’s two little girls.
Well since then they had a little boy and the “Lil Guy” needed a chair.
I poked around the shop to try and find the drawings for the set so that I could get some measurements. I found something that looked like kids chairs so off I went.
The previous set of chairs had a straight back, but this set I wanted a little rake. So I made this template from some scrap packaged pine.
I planed down some scrap spruce I
had laying around to 1 ¼ for the front legs.
Here is the 2×6x8 for the back legs and a couple of
pieces of 1×3 strapping for the aprons and back rails.
I milled the 2×6 to 1 ¼ and cut to rough length.
Here I am marking out the back legs.
Rough cut on the ole bandsaw.
Getting ready with the template bit for final leg shaping
Cutting it Short:
8 front legs @ 11.5 inches
8 side aprons @ 9 inches
8 front aprons @ 8 inches
8 back rails @ 8 inches
I also made a jig for the DP so that I can drill holes to mount the back rails.
Next is sanding and assembly.
Six pictures @ 1000 words each = 6000 words.
I just need to attach the seats, plug the holes and a final sanding.