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Project by prime8 posted 12-30-2008 08:01 PM 937 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This rocker belonged to my great grandfather. My mom found it when cleaning out my G-pas house. It was in 3 pieces when I got it, and it was covered in a very dark stain that covered the grain. I thought it was pine the way it was all gooped up. The round tennons were cut with some sort of corkscrew cutter. And the mortises had rounded bottoms, so I think they were bored out and eased the bottom some how. There was a dot in the center so now I dont think it was a spoon type bit.

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Mark Shymanski

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#1 posted 12-30-2008 08:03 PM

Beautiful grain, it looks like it was a lot of work to refinish it. Good job!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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John Stegall

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#2 posted 12-31-2008 03:26 AM

What Mark said.

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pintodeluxe

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#3 posted 03-28-2013 04:20 PM

Neat project. Maybe it will be in the family another 100 years!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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