Support Block


Glue up all three pieces as one unit the seat blank determines the thickness of the slats. The width of the slats will be the same as the thickness of the blank.

ROUND-OVERS. Next, rout a V4 "round-over on the top edges of each slat. Then, drill four deep countersunk shank holes in each of the slats to align with the seat supports, see Fig. 32a.

Finally, the seat slats can be attached to the bench with galvanized deck screws. Note: The important thing to keep in mind when attaching the slats is that there be an equal (3/8n) gap between the slats. And that the second slat extends just to the point on the seat support where the curved profile begins, see Fig. 32b.

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