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Second Glider

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Project by tonycr28 posted 09-06-2010 12:19 PM 1205 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This glider was purchased by a friend for a Christmas gift. It was my first paying job. Of course the second one went a lot smoother than the first one. Of course it was made from pine, stained with Minwax Puritan Pine, and clear coated with spar urethane. This was the first time I had actually kept track of my hours for cutting and coating. I started making a spread sheet keeping track of hours and expenses, so if I make any more I will be able to charge the appropriate price. I have a very high respect for the woodworkers on this site who do this for a living, dealing with deadlines and charging the right prices. Still learning as always.

-- Tony, Pliny,WV "Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or keep one."- Robert E. Lee





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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 09-06-2010 02:11 PM

Very nice work,,I hope you will let us know how much time it takes to build something that nice.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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#2 posted 09-06-2010 02:59 PM

nice job, hopefully I can build something as nice one day.

-- Paul

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#3 posted 09-06-2010 03:36 PM

Very Nice. It looks really good. Would like to know how much time is invested.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#4 posted 09-06-2010 05:06 PM

Sweet chairs.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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tonycr28

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#5 posted 09-07-2010 02:59 AM

I probably done a little extra sanding on this than what is really needed, so it might have taken a little longer for me than most woodworkers. I sanded every piece of wood with three grades. It took me 51 hours. That counts assembly and everything.

-- Tony, Pliny,WV "Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or keep one."- Robert E. Lee

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#6 posted 07-22-2011 02:50 AM

Very nice

-- Mike, Marietta,ny

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#7 posted 07-22-2011 08:16 PM

nice.

-- >> my shop teacher used to say "do the best at everything you make for your mom because you're going to see it for the rest of your life!" <<

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