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Project by William Bentley Jr posted 1516 days ago 2011 views 18 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok well I’m back again. I put a post in the forums with no anwsers, so I did some research on glider rockers since I had a customer want one. I slightly modified the chair built a simple sub- frame added the glider arms and its a wrap, but wait was my math that good or did I just get lucky with the glider arm placement. A little of both I think, seeing how it came out as a very smooth glider. So please check out the pics and as always I’m open to suggestions! Only thing left is to apply the finish, Cabot’s australian timber oil in mahogany flame!

-- William, http://customwoodshop.webs.com , http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bentleys-Woodworking/217746434941356





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idahosawdust

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#1 posted 1516 days ago

nice design! Nice looking Chair. It appears to be a simple build once you get the chair made?

-- Making piles of sawdust...one incorrect measurement at a time!

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Skylark53

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#2 posted 1516 days ago

It looks real comfortable and works. I’d call it a successful build and since you’ve hit on a useable formula, you may want to do this again. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 1516 days ago

That looks easy enough. Good job.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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wseand

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#4 posted 1516 days ago

Sorry, no one got around to getting you an answer the first time but you did a great piece of work.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 1516 days ago

Goodlooking chair, Should look real good oncethe small nail holes are filled and sanded. What kind of finish will be applying? Nice work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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woodworm

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#6 posted 1516 days ago

Very nice work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 1515 days ago

I like it! I would think these would be popular. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Reussdog

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#8 posted 620 days ago

Looks good, I have some chairs myself I would not mind converting to a glider.

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