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Shop Class Adirondack Chair- Part 1 The Sub-Frame Assembly

In this video we will show you how to build the sub-frame for your adirondack chair. The sub-frame consists of the legs of the chair and the cross braces that tie the legs together. For this part of the project you will need a miter saw, jig saw, table saw, wood, wood glue, a screwdriver and nails. The saws used in this project are all very unique. The table saw cuts the wood to length along the grain. The miter saw is best used for cutting cross cutting and making angled cuts. Finally the jig saw is a handheld cutting saw, used for curves. Start by building the legs of the chair. Cut to size. Next draw the curve onto the board. Use the pattern from the instructions and mimic the design on to the board. Use the jig saw to cut out the leg. Repeat on the second leg. The next pieces to cut are the cross boards. Using a miter saw cut the boards to length. Glue them to the legs and cut to length the gross boards using a miter saw. Connect the boards with wood glue and screws. Finally you will need to cut the leg brace and a back leg brace. Cut to size. Using a pockethole jig bore holes at each end of the leg braces, then glue and screw into the legs of the chair. For the next video on how to build an adirondack chair visit https://www.Lowes.com/ShopClass. Subscribe to Lowe's YouTube for great how to videos and home improvement tips: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=lowes Or head to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/Lowes
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