Weaving a Tapered Chai

There's one big difference when it comes to weaving the rocker seat — the seat tapers from front to back.

WARP PIECES. Like the backrest, the first thing to do on the seat is wrap the warp around the front and back rails, see drawing at right. But since the front is wider than the back, you can't cover the entire front rail. There's a little bit on each end that's exposed.

To cover these sections, I add a couple short strips of tape to each side, see drawing at right and Step 1 below. With the chair upside down, tack one end of the tape to the back inside edge of the side rail. Then wrap it around the front rail and tack it again

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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