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Project by William Bentley Jr posted 07-03-2010 06:01 AM 2087 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 07-03-2010 06:47 AM

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 07-03-2010 07:45 AM

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 07-03-2010 07:46 AM

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 07-03-2010 07:58 AM

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 07-03-2010 10:42 AM

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 07-03-2010 05:02 PM

Very nice work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 07-04-2010 01:20 AM

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 12-15-2012 02:30 PM

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

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