Glider Chairs

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Project by Kevin posted 02-15-2012 03:09 PM 2087 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These take a little longer to build than an adirondeck chair, but they are very comfortable.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#1 posted 02-15-2012 03:13 PM

looks real nice. were you following a plan or just made it as you went along with it?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#2 posted 02-15-2012 03:20 PM

Very good looking chairs, how does the chain work, any better than the bars?

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

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#3 posted 02-15-2012 03:48 PM

Look great and real comfy!!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 02-15-2012 05:16 PM

Thanks for the comments. My wife’s uncle had made a few chairs like this. I made a copy of his, but made a few changes. I like the chain because it is cheap and easy to attach, and it still feels like your gliding more than swinging.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#5 posted 02-15-2012 05:51 PM

Nice build…..........those look great…...................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 02-16-2012 12:17 AM

I can picture those sitting out by the koi pond in my backyard! Thanks for posting!

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#7 posted 02-16-2012 01:51 AM

way to combine projects that are usually separate

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#8 posted 03-05-2012 02:51 PM

Nice design, great looking chair.

-- I cut it off 3 times and it's still too short!

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