Out Door Patio Glider

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Project by bigpops0259 posted 942 days ago 1858 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Out Door Patio Glider
Made from Pressure treated wood
Did two Matching to set by outside firepit
Stainless Steel screws and carriage bolts
Used router carver set to carve design

-- Marty Ohio

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#1 posted 942 days ago

i like this i have always wanted to build one ,do you have a blog on making it

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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#2 posted 942 days ago

Great glider, good looking build.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 942 days ago

A first rate glider great job

-- Custom furniture

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Jim Finn

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#4 posted 942 days ago

Very nice. They are fun to build.

-- In God We Trust

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#5 posted 942 days ago

That’s a really nice glider. It should last a good long time since it’s made of pressure treated lumber. Did you use bearings in the gliding mechanism?

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#6 posted 942 days ago

Good looking glider.

I am just curious. Most if not all the benches sold at the stores, have seats a little short to support the legs better. Did you lengthen if slightly?

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#7 posted 942 days ago

looks great . I built one the only thing i every built from plans did not turn out well. Put on porch my wife does not like it. It sets bad and the back is not high enough.

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Don Johnson

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#8 posted 941 days ago

So that’s what a glider is! LOL

Excellent work.

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#9 posted 941 days ago

Thanks guys I used Bronze bushings as a bearings around carriage bolts but only in moving arm, The bench is 19” at seat height and 20” deep at seat area, which makes it very comfortable with a 15 degree tilt that well forces a little recline. Sorry I’m not much for blogging projects. But if you have question I’d be happy to try to answer, I don’t use plans I make what I feel it should be. Both were fun to build and are identical.

-- Marty Ohio

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