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Off my rocker?

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Blog entry by mpounders posted 04-14-2015 06:49 PM 794 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Off my rocker? Quite likely! So, I was trying to decide what I should have the guy in overalls sitting on. I thought about doing a metal glider, but decided a rocking chair would be easier. Not sure why I thought that was a good decision! I had to order some bigger pieces of basswood for the carving, so I figured I’d work on the chair while I was waiting on the wood. It was quite a time consuming process, trying to get it the right size for the guy, and getting it all glued up and put together. I did use dowels for legs and rungs, rather than turning them! There are 26 pieces in this little 6×3” chair! I am pretty sure I could build a full size one quicker! But it fits him and it looks pretty real. I got my wood in, so hopefully I can get to carving soon! Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com



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kenzie1

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#1 posted 04-14-2015 09:00 PM

You have a gift, it is a very nice job.

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#2 posted 04-15-2015 12:38 AM

Mike,

The rocker looks great!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#3 posted 04-15-2015 01:56 AM

Rock on man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 04-17-2015 06:26 PM

Carve on Mike

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