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Project by woodrookieII posted 104 days ago 1017 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my daughter-in-laws asked if I could build a child swing seat for their first child. And as any self respecting LJ would say, I said “sure” I can. (Never built one before, but I’ve seen ‘em here and there.)

I was allowed to paint it in the colors of my choice. So why not green and yellow? Anyways, it’s done and they’ll see it this Easter.

....rookieII





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 104 days ago

Woops! I think my key got stuck. I’ll give that another try.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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woodshaver

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#2 posted 104 days ago

Oh man that is super nice, I bet they will be taking about that all day on Easter. Nice job!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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DeputyDawg

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#3 posted 104 days ago

What a wonderful thing to do. And nothing better than riding a “Deere” Great Job
Dawg

-- DeputyDawg

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woodchuckerNJ

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#4 posted 104 days ago

Where’s the steering wheel??? LOL.

Nice. I’m sure the kid will have a great time.

-- Jeff NJ

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 104 days ago

You did a great job on that swing…if it was a bit larger I would ride it.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 104 days ago

I like it

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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woodrookieII

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#7 posted 103 days ago

Thanks all for the kind comments. His Dad owns a John Deere so I thought it would be appropriate. The little guy is only 6 months old so he should fit in the swing seat for a couple of years.

.....rookieII

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Don Broussard

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#8 posted 103 days ago

Well done! I’m sure the kiddo/s will enjoy that for many years. Nice touch to even paint the chains in John Deere yellow and green.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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woodrookieII

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#9 posted 103 days ago

Don, I’d like to take credit for the chain colors…....but our local orange bbs has them already painted!!!!

....rookieII

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SCOTSMAN

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#10 posted 103 days ago

That’s a nice , actually a very nice one. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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AirJarhead

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#11 posted 103 days ago

that is hilarious!

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