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Chair Tutorials

Welcome to our SolidWorks 2011 and Mastercam X5 Adirondack Chair Tutorials. We use SolidWorks to design our chair and Mastercam X5 to create CNC toolpaths to cut Arm, Side Rail, Back Rails and Support. The following tutorials with the PDF icon are available for download. Download the free reader from Adobe. Any questions contact us at

Tutorials use Weldments to create chair.

   

Table of Contents

Part 1. Profiles.
Part

2. Bottom Rail. Use Mass Properties to check your work. Mass 1.47 pounds.

Part 3. Side Rail. Mass 5.03
Part 4. Back Leg. Mass 6.83
Part 5. Front Leg. Mass 9.05
Part 6. Arm. Mass 12.2
Part 7. Top Rail. Mass 14.26
Part 8. Arm Support. Mass 14.46
Part 9. Back Slats. Uses cool Split Line to trim arcs on Slats. Now with Hold Wizard. Mass 33.57
Part 10. Seat Slats. Mass 39.3
Part 11. Plug.
Toolbox 12. Toolbox Screws. Create custom flat head wood screws parts 1.5 and 2 inch using Toolbox.
Assembly 13. Assembly with Screws and Plugs.
Drawing 14. Drawing with cut list.

Mastercam
X5

    15. Arm. Contour toolpath with cool tabs.