Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'glider'

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Morris style glider #1: Design and adapting to fit onto glider base

08-09-2014 01:14 AM by Orange008 | 1 comment »

My wife and I have recently found out we are expecting. Once I knew, I just had to make something for my wife and soon to be child. I know it is great to have a rocking chair in the baby’s room to rock them to sleep. I have always liked the look and movement of glider rockers. I figured it was the perfect opportunity to build one. I got the core plans from Wood magazine’s issue 112. I followed the plans for the chair pretty much exactly. Due to the low profile of the chair I ha...

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A Tribute to the Man who taught me...

05-28-2009 01:58 PM by Derrek LeRouax | 18 comments »

About a year ago, my grandfather approached me about building a project with him in his shop. He had done this many times before, but the arrogant kid/teenager/college student never had the time. However, this time I jumped at the idea. I don’t know if it was the timing, the project, etc… but everything seemed to work out. To understand the importance of this, you have to understand that my family is not one of those “close-knit” family units. Everybody is divorced (some a couple of times)...

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Cradle / Glider #1: Cradle / Glider Construction assists

04-14-2007 05:12 AM by Karson | 6 comments »

Don had asked that I provide some additional pictures and notes on the construction of the Cradle / Glider that I designed and made. The pictures are posted at Flickr The First cradle was made out of wormy popular. Pictures are not found as of yet. Every cradle that I’ve made my wife said, “I want one.” For the first I cut the parts but never assembled it. The second cradle was made for another daughter. and For the second one I never cut the parts. It was made with ...

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