Dining Chair – Episode 5

Dining Chair 5

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Paul goes through the layout of the angled side rails using a storyboard. He then aligns the rails on the storyboard to layout the tenons including the shoulders, before showing how to cut and fit an angled tenon with angled shoulders.

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  1. rayc21 on 9 September 2015 at 8:29 pm

    very interesting video, something new for me.
    thank you Paul.

  2. donhansford on 9 September 2015 at 10:38 pm

    A difficult concept once again succumbs to Paul’s simple steps approach 🙂
    I had always considered chair making to be one of the Dark Arts, due to the angles involved, but this project is de-mystifying that for me. Looking forward to the next step.

  3. Derek Long on 10 September 2015 at 12:18 am

    Another good one, Paul and team. Thanks!

  4. stevenrey56 on 10 September 2015 at 4:49 am

    I like those ultra-closeup shots. They look great on my big screen tv for my tired, old eyes.

  5. Anonymous on 18 September 2015 at 1:09 am

    “I eye-balled mine which is more accurate.”
    – only for you Paul

  6. Michael Ostrander on 6 July 2017 at 4:23 am

    Hi Paul. I know you like to keep the tool-kit as simple as possible for these projects but this really was the perfect application to introduce a shoulder plane. It would have completed the task in 1/2 the time with far less danger of blowing out an edge or cheek while paring with a chisel. You often show alternate methods for completing a task and this might have been a great time to add a new tool and skill to the arsenal.

  7. Edouard Poitras on 8 March 2018 at 9:16 am

    I’ve been looking forward to this series Paul. You teach so well. It is nice to see the involved steps one must take in layout to get the desired result. So many go through the motions of the build but it seems like magic on how they got to the point of the cutting.
    Thanks once again!

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