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How I make a rocker

2118 days ago by Brian | 10 comments »

I thought folks might be interested in seeing the steps that I take to make a Maloof style rocker. Perhaps after seeing how it isn’t really all that difficult to make one it might give encouragement to try and make one yourselves.These steps are for a mahogany rocker that I’ve finished.Started with quite a large slab of mahogany. This photo is after cutting 4 ft. from 1 end. This is 1 of many templates I use. I don’t have to do any measuring for many of the necessary ...

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Rocking Chair Summer Camp with Bill Kappel #6: last day in Utah..

2194 days ago by motthunter | 13 comments »

Well, I am in Salt Lake city and in the morning I fly home. I got on the net here at my hotel so I figured I would post my pice from my last day. I was able to start to fit my rails to the legs and do a bit of sculpting. I still have many hours of work to do when I get home before my chair is a chair, but you can see from the pics how far I got in a week. starting to fit the leg leg is doweled into place and ready for sculpting front is marked back is marked begin front scul...

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Curved Doors; Raised panel & Six light glass #2: Getting started

2189 days ago by Les Hastings | 5 comments »

I’ll be covering the construction of two different kinds of curved doors. A pair of raised panel doors with one inch thick styles and rails and a 3/4 thick panel. With an outside radius of 20” and an inside radius of 19”. The second is a single six divided light glass door. Its style and rails are also 1” thick, its outside radius is 12 1/4” and the inside 11 1/4”. Lets start with making the jigs to mill the radius styles for each set of doors. The star...

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