That's right, you can make your own glider by converting an upholstered chair. Dina of Honey and Fitz converted her vintage upholstered chair into a functional glider wtih great success. The key is to buy a swivel/rock unit like this one Dina used. Not only do you end up with a great looking glider, your choices are almost limitless. For complete step-by-step directions on how Dina pulled this off, check out Honey & Fitz.
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