My first piece of furniture

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This is my first try at furniture. We are redoing our deck and wanted a glider. This one is plans from woodcraft magazine. Worked pretty good.

Wood is cedar finish with general finish exterior 450 natural water base.
All screws plugged:

1st trial run

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#1 posted 06-11-2012 01:07 PM

You oughtta do a 2nd , 3rd, 4th…...........................try!

This is a fantastic piece. I love it and of course you cant go wrong with cedar.

Great job!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Chris Speights

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#2 posted 06-11-2012 01:10 PM

Looks great, very nice!

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#3 posted 06-11-2012 01:14 PM

Great work It shows that you care about your work with the details. Taking the time to make and plug all the holes is so important in my opinon. Not sure why everyone does not do that. Great colors and wood. A real beauty! Well done.

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

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#4 posted 06-11-2012 03:25 PM

Good job. Looks like your project supervisor approves also!

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#5 posted 06-11-2012 03:27 PM

Very nice job, Phil.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 06-11-2012 05:31 PM

Great looking Glider. Which magazine and issue did it come from? This is a project that’s been on my to do list for some time now. First I gota build some landscape path lighting fixtures. Thanks for posting!

-- Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

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#7 posted 06-11-2012 07:27 PM

Thanks all. Project was fun!

Mike it was woodcraft magn vol 8 no. 46. Apr / may 2012 p 24

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#8 posted 06-11-2012 08:17 PM

very nice!

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

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#9 posted 06-11-2012 10:24 PM

Thanks Phil. I just found my copy.

-- Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

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#10 posted 06-12-2012 01:05 AM

my you did a good job. its’ a beauty. tables next?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#11 posted 06-12-2012 01:08 AM

thats a beautiful bench you built ,that cedar is a pretty wood , sit down have a cold one you deserve it. i head that some where.

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#12 posted 06-12-2012 02:09 AM

Looks very good, and comfortable also. Nicely done

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#13 posted 06-13-2012 03:50 AM

Like this glider ,will be nice to have for those special times and it looks like management approves.
Great attention to detail with plugging the screw holes !

-- Kiefer

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#14 posted 05-15-2014 12:52 PM

very nice

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