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Project by bent posted 11-09-2010 11:18 PM 1077 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my parents’ christmas present (they already know). they currenty have one from the big box store that’s pine. it’s falling part and has wasps in the frame. this is built to last a little longer. the A-frame and swing frame are 6/4 oak and the slats are 4/4. the top board is 8/4×6”, it’s actually ash. i thought it was oak until i planed it down. i used it anyway, i figured they look similar enough.





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#1 posted 11-09-2010 11:39 PM

Sweet! More pictures!

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#2 posted 11-09-2010 11:58 PM

Yeah, more pictures. We want to see some close-ups.

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#3 posted 11-10-2010 12:03 AM

i just took the one to show my parents now that it’s finished. mom asked that i post it on here so she can show it off to her friends.

i’ll take some close ups tomorrow when there’s light. is the anything specific you want to see on it?

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#4 posted 11-10-2010 06:41 AM

I’d love a closer look at back rest.

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