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cherry and sycamore rocker

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Project by jcsterling posted 02-07-2009 05:49 PM 1995 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry and sycamore rocker with leather seat. Room view shows cherry crotch slab coffee table and sycamore tabouret.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 02-07-2009 06:38 PM

Nice rocker!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 02-07-2009 06:40 PM

Very nice. Great looking ride.

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#3 posted 02-07-2009 06:57 PM

very classy chair. Sycamore is an under-used wood in my opinion, glad you are enjoying it. Great photos.
M

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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#4 posted 02-07-2009 07:12 PM

Looks comfy. Nice work.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 02-07-2009 08:10 PM

Great looking rocker, and a great room to put it in!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 02-07-2009 08:36 PM

Great looking rocker, and really cool table too. I love the room. I could really relax forever in that room.

One question. Is that a concrete floor in that room?

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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jcsterling

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#7 posted 02-07-2009 09:30 PM

Thank you for the nice comments. Rob, yes that is a concrete floor. I really like the floor but it caused the homeowner quite a few headaches due to a bad pour and had to be ground out and repoured. this is the only pic I have of the table before it was sold. If my memory serves me well the wide end of the table was 30+ inches. It also had a bark inclusion which I removed to create the hole in the top.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#8 posted 02-08-2009 02:54 AM

Great rocker with some nice Arts & Crafts touches. I really need to get some more Sycamore. I have only used small blanks for pens and I have liked it. Hmmm, I have a huge Sycamore tree in the back yard. I sure hate raking all those leaves…..

By the way, love the room photo. I have a big stack of books that I could get through in that corner.

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#9 posted 02-08-2009 03:06 AM

wow simple design but classy looking as all get out! you did great

-- GO DAWGS!

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#10 posted 02-08-2009 03:40 AM

You do beautiful work and I love that design.
Where can I get a set of plans?

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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jcsterling

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#11 posted 02-08-2009 08:13 PM

Woody57, I made no formal set of plans. I just based the design on seat depth,width , height , back angle on chairs that were comfortable to me.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#12 posted 02-08-2009 08:45 PM

I really like this design also it looks incredibly well executed by a great craftsman I.E.Yourself.good luck Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#13 posted 02-10-2009 05:21 AM

I love the rocker. Very nice job. Love it!

-- Allegheny Woodshop

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#14 posted 02-13-2013 10:00 PM

Great chair, love the details!
It’s going straight to my favorites list!

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

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mbs

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#15 posted 04-20-2013 08:22 PM

beautiful rocker and sitting area.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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