Viking Chair Plans

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This step by step diy woodworking project is about viking chair plans. If you want to build a seat from as little as two boards, this is the project to follow. This chair would make for an excellent gift idea or for a simple conversation piece in your garden. Make sure you check the rest of plans to see alternatives and more projects for your garden.

Work with attention and don’t forget that a good planning will save you from many issues and it will keep the costs withing the total budget. Invest in high quality materials, such as pine, redwood or cedar. Drill pocket holes before inserting the galvanized screws, to prevent the wood from splitting. Add waterproof glue to the joints, in order to enhance the rigidity of the structure.



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Viking Chair Plans

Building a viking chair

Building a viking chair


  • A – 1 pieces of 2×12 lumber – 48″ long BACKREST
  • B – 1 pieces of 2×12 lumber – 42″ long SEAT

  • 1 piece of 2×12 lumber – 8′

 Hammer, Tape measure, Framing square, Level

 Miter saw, Drill machinery, Screwdriver, Sander

 Safety Gloves, Safety Glasses

 One day



Building a wooden viking chair

Building the seat

Building the backrest

The first step of the project is to build the backrest for the viking chair. Mark the cut lines on the 2×12 slats and get the job done with a saw. Make sure you round the exposed corners for an extra appeal. Smooth the edges with fine-grit sandpaper and remove the residues with a damp cloth.

Drill starting holes and use a jigsaw to cut out the opening. Smooth the edges with sandpaper.

Building the seat of the chair

Building the seat of the chair

Next, you need to build the seat for the viking chair. Mark the cut lines on the 2×12 board and get the job done with a saw. Smooth the edges with sandpaper and round the corners with a jigsaw.

DIY Chair Plans

DIY Chair Plans

Fit the two components together to assemble the viking saw. This is a quick woodworking project, so you should find it pretty fun to build this unique seat.

Viking Chair Plans

Viking Chair Plans

Fill the holes with wood putty and let them dry out for a few hours. Smooth the surface with 100-220 grit sandpaper and remove the residues with a damp cloth.

Top Tip: Apply a few coats of paint or stain to the components, to enhance the look of the project.



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