--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike Foley <mfsbuell@...> wrote:
> Hi all. The TuamÂ and Sligo Chair plans are from the known world archives. http://www.currentmiddleages.org/tents/toc.htm%c3%82%c2%a0andhttp://www.currentmiddleages.org/tents/toc.htm
> The Big difference is having the tools to do a proper job.Â and the Shopfox mortise machine is key.
> Prep is the word, Kiln Dried is the second word.
> Â There is a Lumber grade here in California that is California school certified, basically kiln dried, this wood goes for around $1.00 a foot. it is the greatest thing to work with. so flat thatÂ one pass on each side through the planer and it's ready to use..
> For the back I use a standardÂ home depot 4x6 cut to 39 inches long. Plane it , Joint it. Then scribe the angle of the back onto the side of the 4x6, the same as you see on the plans. Again Tools, I use a GrizzlyÂ band saw with the extension blockÂ so i can rip and resaw up to 12 inches tall. to cut out the shape.
> Â I never worry about blade wobble or such, the blade adds to the medieval feeling, lol.
> Â I will scan my construction notes at some point, they are mainly scribbles on graph paper.
> Â Hope this helps
> Â Mike
> From: Thylacine <thylacine@...>
> To: email@example.com
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2013 1:20 AM
> Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Greetings to the list
> Welcome to the group. I would love to see some plans for your tuam chairs, they look great.
> Thank you
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:11 PM, Mike Foley <mfsbuell@...> wrote:
> >[Attachment(s) from Mike Foley included below]
> >Greetings all
> >Â Mike Foley here ,Â SCA Michael of Fetburg.
> >Just joined andÂ wanted to introduce myself.
> >I build Medieval and Renaissance Furniture as well as being a Blacksmith.
> >Looking forward to chatting with you all.
> >Â I have attached 2 pictures, one is my new home made portable forge using a double action Great Bellows, The other is of some of my tables and Tuam chairs waiting for pickup at my house.
> >Â I would bemore thanÂ happy to share the plans.
> >Best Regards
> >Mike Foley
> >M and S Matchlock
> >Â Manteca CA.Â
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