Making Sweetheart Ladderback Chairs

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Photos of the making of the Sweetheart Ladderback Dining Chairs. 

Here are just a few photos taken whilst making the Sweetheart Ladderback Chairs dining set commission. A brief description is included for each photo but if you have any questions about the making process please do contact me.
 
Have a look at the other blog post about the commission.
 
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Shaped sweetheart ladders for the dining chair set
Sweetheart ladders have been roughly shaped out for all 6 chairs.
Chair leg components for a 6 chair dining set
The chair legs for the 6 chairs are roughed out and steam bent.
These are the components of one side chair
These are all of the components needed to make one side chair
Chair side frames are held to the bench and holes drilled
The side chair frames are clamped to the bench so the holes can be drilled
Chair eggs showing the cut mortise joints
The mortises are carefully hand cut into the top part of the back chair leg
The ladder slats are fitted into one side of the chair frame
Ladder slats are fitted into the mortises on one side of the chair frame
Ladderback chair frame with sweetheart ladders
One of the side chair frames completed, ready for oiling and waxing
A Rustic Ash Chairs Sweetheart Ladderback Dining Chair with Danish cord seat weave
Just one of the finished dining chairs with a Danish cord woven seat
Danish Cord seat weaving in a modified Irish pattern weave
Natural Danish cord has been used to weave the seats in a modified Irish pattern weave
Four Sweetheart Ladderback chairs with one unfinished carver chairs on a workbench
The 4 side chairs are complete and the 1st carver chair is on the workbench waiting to have arms fitted
All the components to make a sweetheart ladderback carver chair
These are all of the components needed to make a Sweetheart Ladderback Carver Chair
A Rustic Ash Chairs Sweetheart Ladderback Arts and Crafts Style Carver Chair
One of the Sweetheart Ladderback Carver Chairs
Set of 6 Sweetheart Ladderback Chairs by Rustic Ash Chairs
Dining set commission completed comprising of 4 side chairs with 2 carver chairs. The Sweetheart Ladderback Dining Chairs by Rustic Ash Chairs