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Douglas Fir Swing

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Project by Mikee posted 02-12-2014 03:39 AM 2036 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made of Douglas Fir… There were 4 different jigs made for specific bends…

Thanks for looking…
Mike

-- Mike





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Dick

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#1 posted 02-12-2014 03:58 AM

Very nice! I would like to try bending someday.

-- Dick

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#2 posted 02-12-2014 04:09 AM

That is awesome , very cool. Bending on a grand scale, very unique.

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

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#3 posted 02-12-2014 04:45 AM

Nicely done. The jigs probably took you almost as long as the actual construction.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 02-12-2014 06:56 AM

That’s a dandy.
What finish is on it…..............

-- mike...............

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#5 posted 02-12-2014 10:24 AM

Wow a work of art….. Great work on this and what a big shop where aver you are.

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

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#6 posted 02-12-2014 01:06 PM

What a great looking swing.Well done Is there a pattern available somewhere?

-- Mike Wix

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#7 posted 02-12-2014 01:07 PM

looks great …now i know what to do with all my naturally bent lumber

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#8 posted 02-12-2014 10:47 PM

Nice Project Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#9 posted 02-13-2014 01:28 AM

Great Job!

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#10 posted 02-13-2014 02:14 AM

True craftsmanship and elegant original design here. You should be very proud of this.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#11 posted 02-13-2014 02:18 AM

Awesomeness!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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