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Porch Glider #6: Momentum

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Blog entry by Jimi_C posted 03-13-2012 03:05 AM 5258 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It’s nice having some momentum going on this, with my third night in a row in the shop after spending nearly a month not working on the glider. I actually got a lot of this done last night, and finished up attaching the upper brace when I got home from work tonight.

The upper brace attached:

I rounded off the end of the upper brace. The plan didn’t call for this, but I thought it’d look much better. I still need to sand this brace, so it’s going to have to come off again. I’m planning on rounding over the corners at that time too, as I think it will look better and not so chunky:

-- The difference between being defeated and admitting defeat is what makes all the difference in the world - Upton Sinclair, "The Jungle"



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stefang

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#1 posted 03-13-2012 12:17 PM

Looks like you are doing very nice work on this Jimi. I like those square drive screws too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 03-13-2012 09:13 PM

Thanks Mike. I definitely like the square drives better. They’re easier to put in, and if you cam one out a little it’s hardly noticeable as compared to a Phillips-head, so they look better too.

-- The difference between being defeated and admitting defeat is what makes all the difference in the world - Upton Sinclair, "The Jungle"

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