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General Upholstery Questions and Comments => General Discussion => Topic started by: SteveA on January 10, 2019, 10:18:52 AM

Title: Make it Rock ?
Post by: SteveA on January 10, 2019, 10:18:52 AM
 Three legs were split at the fork - many old repairs.  Customer said  "make it rock again"  - don't worry about the finished woodwork. 

(https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/ad181/SteveA_2010/0/f66914dd-5790-462f-916f-a4f3597ca924-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds) (https://beta.photobucket.com/u/SteveA_2010/p/f66914dd-5790-462f-916f-a4f3597ca924)

(https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/ad181/SteveA_2010/0/b5ccfa00-db45-4f1f-9bce-7821092ea144-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds) (https://beta.photobucket.com/u/SteveA_2010/p/b5ccfa00-db45-4f1f-9bce-7821092ea144)

(https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/ad181/SteveA_2010/0/359ffd1e-51bb-4fc2-befa-70bfa5780eb2-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds) (https://beta.photobucket.com/u/SteveA_2010/p/359ffd1e-51bb-4fc2-befa-70bfa5780eb2)
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: MinUph on January 10, 2019, 12:13:07 PM
Is it just me I can't see anything on photobucket. Just a black screen.
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: SteveA on January 10, 2019, 12:38:46 PM
Paul can you see the images in the window but can't open them on Photobucket ?

Here's links

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/ad181/SteveA_2010/0/b5ccfa00-db45-4f1f-9bce-7821092ea144-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/ad181/SteveA_2010/0/f66914dd-5790-462f-916f-a4f3597ca924-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/ad181/SteveA_2010/0/359ffd1e-51bb-4fc2-befa-70bfa5780eb2-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: MinUph on January 10, 2019, 05:25:25 PM
Steve,
  I can see the small versions here but when I click on them and go to Photobucket the screen is mostly black. That service is about done I  believe. At least it is for me.
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: sofadoc on January 10, 2019, 05:33:35 PM
Steve
I couldn't open them either (until I clicked on the links you provided).

Testing my thumbnails:
(https://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/sofadoc/Mobile%20Uploads/2017-07/C8661DF0-1736-4A58-AF31-094C6BD19541.jpg) (https://s775.photobucket.com/user/sofadoc/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2017-07/C8661DF0-1736-4A58-AF31-094C6BD19541.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: MinUph on January 10, 2019, 06:43:45 PM
Now thats funny I can see Dennis' but not Steve's. I wonder why that is.
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: SteveA on January 10, 2019, 07:27:46 PM
I can open Dennis' file fine.  Possibly if you enter the Photobucket address on the allowed site for your firewall it may help.  Also allowing third party cookies from your browser is worth a try but don't do it if you're overly concerned about security.  By the way - nice looking bench ?     Dennis when you used PB which link did you select to copy.  There is image, direct link - HTTP - and another I can't remember
Thanks, Steve
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: sofadoc on January 10, 2019, 08:05:36 PM
(http://i775.photobucket.com/albums/yy33/sofadoc/th_359ffd1e-51bb-4fc2-befa-70bfa5780eb2-original%201.jpg) (http://s775.photobucket.com/user/sofadoc/media/359ffd1e-51bb-4fc2-befa-70bfa5780eb2-original%201.jpg.html)

Copy and paste the img thumb
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: MinUph on January 10, 2019, 08:20:02 PM
If it was a firewall thing I wouldn't see Dennis' either. I think maybe doing what Dennis said about the img thumbnail if that isn't what your doing Steve. Seems like a poorly written site to me.
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: gene on January 10, 2019, 10:30:04 PM
What was your solution to make it rock again? I'm guessing wood dowels from underneath and glue.

gene
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: SteveA on January 11, 2019, 08:35:51 AM
Here is another photo ........copy and paste using image - let me know if it works when selecting it and opening it through PB.

This was a local movers damage.  They had the bad fortune of moving this chair without pointing out all the splits on the bridle joints; nails, and re-glues.  The mover said just glue it back - no finishing work.
Repairing with dowels would have been a strengthening addition but I opted to go a different way for the following reasons.  For the repair I took apart all the repaired areas  I  backed out all the old nails and scraped off all the old glue.  When I re-glued the broken bridle joints I used epoxy - after the repairs - I fitted each rocker into its forks - filing where necessary so the joint was snug but not forcing the joint apart.  I didn't use dowels because I would have needed to elongate the dowel holes because when you put the rocker back it's arched - putting the rocker straight into dowels would have been off and elongated holes defeats some of the gain using the dowels.  To get around that - when I connected the rockers I epoxied the entire connection giving strength straight ahead and strength to the repaired side pieces of the legs that are now epoxied to the outside surfaces of the rockers.  When I set the chair upright I could see that there really isn't sideways stress on the legs - it's more pressure downward.  In the end this customer's chair was greatly improved than the condition before it was moved

(https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/ad181/SteveA_2010/0/9a079b24-4ef8-48b9-b29e-5b4dcc5725cd-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds) (https://beta.photobucket.com/u/SteveA_2010/p/9a079b24-4ef8-48b9-b29e-5b4dcc5725cd)

https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/ad181/SteveA_2010/0/9a079b24-4ef8-48b9-b29e-5b4dcc5725cd-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: sofadoc on January 11, 2019, 08:51:44 AM
The photo still doesn't work. But the blue hyperlink does.
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: kodydog on January 11, 2019, 09:39:10 AM
When I click on Steves photo I get a white page with an streaming circle that just keeps spinning and spinning. I noticed I was not logged in but when I tried it told me my pass ward was wrong. I do not feel like messing with photobucket today. SD's photo works. All those adds though.

Steves link worked and nice job on the repair there.
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: MinUph on January 11, 2019, 12:01:18 PM
No Steve clicking the pic is ng
 Link works.
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: sofadoc on January 11, 2019, 12:42:53 PM
I do not feel like messing with photobucket today. SD's photo works. All those adds though.
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 I suspect this is why this discussion board is drying up. It's so-o-o-o-o much easier to post pics and vids on Facebook.
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: MinUph on January 11, 2019, 05:28:56 PM
There is no "like" here LOL
Title: Re: Make it Rock ?
Post by: kodydog on January 11, 2019, 07:31:11 PM
I do not feel like messing with photobucket today. SD's photo works. All those adds though.
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 I suspect this is why this discussion board is drying up. It's so-o-o-o-o much easier to post pics and vids on Facebook.
Yep, Facebook is losing viewers too. And with tens of million people on fb it will take many many years to get where we are. You know what? I like this little group we have here. Lots of knowledge to be gained from these old white men (and women) people. Where have all the women gone. June, Bobbin, Gerbo?