A 30th birthday gift for a friend.

Submitted by deanna_g on Tue, 06/21/2011 - 16:03

My best friend's 30th birthday was approaching and she had mentioned that she needed some nice chairs for her front porch. I got so excited when I saw these. So I made her one! Unfortunately, I had a few issues with the prop support, but I think we've remedied it. The dowel kept splitting when weight was bared on it. Now, neither of us are "small" girls, but we're not huge, either! So I replaced it with an oak piece of 1x2. That seems to have fixed the problem, and the corner of the 1x2 fits in between the slats nicely and holds it in place. Sorry the pictures are awful. I'll have a finished product picture up soon. (-:

This was actually my first "real" project. I've fixed several things before and tinkered around with woodworking, but I'm just starting to get into it. I can definitely say that I've found my hobby!

Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
Pine (and a small piece of oak for the prop support)
Finish Used
Dark Mahogany Stain and satin poly coat
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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Tue, 09/03/2013 - 10:02

On the eve of your friend's 30the birthday this chair is really good gift as you mentioned she said to you that she is looking for a chair which she will use to sit in front of porch. The modification done by you is really good thing because in other case there is always possibility of breaking any leg of the chairs. I am looking forward to the finished goods I mean chair which is finally made by you. 19th birthday party ideas which make your event glorious and batter.

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Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:08

Though I must say I like the chair, I personally would have reservations about the choice of colours. I think something a little more colourful would be more befitting, maybe something more immature, because people don't like to be reminded that they are getting old, the extent of which depends a great deal on their achievements. With that said, it gives me ideas about what I might decide to give to a friend as a gift.