The chair saw a flurry of activity in the days following its inception – before my efforts were diverted to the more urgent task of erecting an extensive new chicken run and coop. Needless to say; the fowl accommodation was not built to the same Giles Grendey standard and might, in fact, be better described as ‘foul accommodation’. They’re chickens.
Monday morning felt like Mondays of old as I spent a while comparing the pile of chair parts on the table with the photo of Grendey’s chair and trying to recall where I had left off. I eventually concluded the back splats were nonexistent and set about making them.
The final task before gluing the chair together will be to scratch the ovolo moulding around the top, outer edges of the seat rails and outer, forward facing edges of the front legs and back stiles.