Vital Statistics Porch Glider

TYPE: Porch glider

OVERALL SIZE: 27D by 593AL by 35H MATERIAL: Red oak

JOINERY: Butt joints reinforced with dowels or screws

CONSTRUCTION DETAILS:

- Many parts of the bench constructed with dowel joints for ease of construction and durability

■ Bench suspended from stand by way of oak glider arms and pivoting hinges

- Screw heads concealed with matching oak plugs

FINISHING OPTIONS: Penetrating UV protectant sealer

Building time l/i preparing stock 1-2 hours

A La

CUTTING PARTS 3-4 hours

ASSEMBLY 8-12 hours finishing 2-4 hours

TOTAL: 17-26 hours

Tools you'll use

Band saw

Power miter saw or circular saw Table saw Drill press

3A-in.-dia. plug cutter

Drill/driver

Drill bits 1-in.)

Doweling jig

Clamps

Router with V4-in. roundover bit Wooden mallet Flush-trimming saw Wrenches

Combination square

Shopping list

□ Moisture-resistant wood glue

□ (£>) pivot hinges (available from Rockier Companies)

□ UV protectant sealer

Porch GUder

Table Saw Protectant

Glider Bench Cutting List

3/6"-dia. oak screw cover plugs, typ.

1 Vz" flathead wood screws, typ.

2V2" flathead wood screws, typ.

Jo. Size Material

Jo. Size Material

B. Upper back rail

1

1 Vi x 8 x 46j/4 in.

C. Lower back rail

I

1V2 x 2V2 x 46V4 in. "

D. Rack slats

14

3A x 2V2 x 83/4 in.

E. Rench struts 4 lHxS'/^x 121/2 in.

F. Bench rails

2

lVä x 3V2 x 50V4 in.

1*

G. Bench legs

2

1VS x3I/2x L634i in.

H. Arm supports

2

ll/2 > 3V2 x 15V2 in.

II

1. Bench slats

4

■V4 x 3 x G3U in.

14

J. Front bench slat

1

3/4 x 3 x 50V4 in.

II

K. Arm rests

2

11/-2 X 51/2 x 23 in.

n

L Bench leg blocking

2

3/4 x 3 x 4 Vie in.

IV

M. Back stiles blocking

2

3/4 x 3 x 2-Vis in.

Glider Stand Cutting List

Part No. Size Material

Part No. Size Material

0.

End top rails

2

lVa x 3V2 x 2lVä in.

p.

End bottom rails

2

iv2 X 3V2 x 181/16 in. "

Q.

St and stretchers

2

x3V2 x in.

R.

Spacers

2

V4 X 2Va x 14V4 in.

t (5 BENCH FRONT VIEW

STAND FRONT VIEW

Drill pivot hinge holes a& per manufacturer's instructions

6"

&CP

BENCH SIDE VIEW

GLIDER ARMS

STAND SIDE VIEW

Cut 15° angle to fit over back stiles (A)

UPPER BACK RAIL

ARM RESTS

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