Took me a while to get the finish sanding complete (didn’t touch it for a month or so), but the last piece was sanded to 150 yesterday. I decided to take the bench back apart, to ensure that every crevice got sanded and finish on it to make ...
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Location: St. Louis, MO
Just another IT guy starting out in wood working.
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|added project||Porch Glider||09-02-2014 12:38 AM|
|commented on||Bandsaw Restoration #3: Quick Update||01-27-2013 06:06 PM|
|replied on||Question about oil spill||07-24-2012 04:36 AM|
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|started topic||Question about oil spill||07-24-2012 03:10 AM|
|added blog entry||Porch Glider #12: Starting the Finish||07-22-2012 07:49 PM|
|commented on||Butcher Block Kitchen Table #1: The Plan||07-14-2012 12:13 PM|
|commented on||Traditional Tajik Woodcarving||07-10-2012 11:49 AM|
|commented on||tree ID help please||05-25-2012 11:50 PM|
|commented on||Kitchen Cabinets #1: Gotta start somewhere...||05-16-2012 12:15 AM|
|commented on||Poplar ~ The Rodney Dangerfield of wood||05-08-2012 12:08 PM|
|commented on||Porch Glider #11: The Home Stretch||05-07-2012 02:00 AM|
|added blog entry||Porch Glider #11: The Home Stretch||05-06-2012 03:25 AM|
|commented on||FINISH FOR OAK FOR OUTDOOR FURNITURE||05-04-2012 12:45 PM|
|commented on||double wagon vise thought... will it rack?||04-25-2012 04:53 AM|
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As of writing this, the porch glider is 100% assembled – no more wood to cut, no more screws to screw. Just a lot of detail work and then the outdoor oil goes on. First up, views of the armrests and the brace that ties them together acros...
Finished drilling the holes in the seat ends and in the base, and assembled the swing arms to see how it works. Amazingly, it swings very well and is very level with the base (one rear corner is 1/32” higher than the other 3 – I’...
Eventful two weeks. I ordered a 6’ bar of 1/8” x 1” of 304 steel for the swing arms and angle braces, as this plan calls out making all parts yourself and not using anything pre-bought. McMaster Carr got the steel here fast, as i...
Sides are attached, and I need a beer (or something stronger)... Here’s an in-progress shot, where 3 of the 4 corners are screwed. The far one is clamped in this picture, as I was checking to make sure I had it flat and level before attac...