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Making a Folding Chair with Michael Fortune

Date

Monday May 4, 2020 - Friday May 8, 2020

Key Points:

*Ergonomics and anthropometrics of chair design
*Proper dimensions and angles for comfortable seating
*Mortise and tenon joinery using one of several different techniques
*How to design and make laminating forms for both straight and tapered wood laminates
*Fundamentals of resawing solid wood
*Bandsaw set up, choosing the right blade
*Procedures for efficiently spreading glue and clamping laminates
*How to make jigs for working with curved joinery
*How to develop clamping strategies when working with curved components


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