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Out Door Patio GliderMade from Pressure treated wood Did two Matching to set by outside firepitStainless Steel screws and carriage boltsUsed router carver set to carve design
-- Marty Ohio
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#1 posted 01-30-2012 05:19 PM
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 01-30-2012 05:22 PM
Great glider, good looking build.
-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
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#3 posted 01-30-2012 05:25 PM
A first rate glider great job
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#4 posted 01-30-2012 07:29 PM
Very nice. They are fun to build.
-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"
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#5 posted 01-30-2012 07:38 PM
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 01-30-2012 07:52 PM
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 01-30-2012 11:33 PM
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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#8 posted 01-31-2012 12:26 PM
So that’s what a glider is! LOL
-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk
#9 posted 01-31-2012 03:26 PM
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.
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