Mission Chair DIY - How to make an old fashioned wooden Mission Chair

Figure 140 shows an attractive design for A Mission Chair, and Fig. 144 includes the necessary working details.

Mission Chair DIY - How to make an old fashioned wooden Mission Chair
The front legs may be cut from the waste piece left after cutting out the back legs; bevel the tops of these pieces as shown. The legs are mortised 1/2 inch to receive the ends of the rails, the lower rails are mortised 1/2 inch for the ends of the stretcher, and the seat rails are braced with corner blocks, as shown in the small detail plan. The seat is made out of two pieces of an 8-inch board and is nailed to the tops of the seat rails flush with the outside face of the rails.

Mission Chair DIY - How to make an old fashioned wooden Mission Chair


Excerpt from the book: "Handicraft for handy boys; practical plans for work and play, with many ideas for earning money" by Hall, A. Neely (Albert Neely), / Publication date 1911
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