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Project by jcsterling posted 2000 days ago 1931 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 2000 days ago

Nice rocker!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 2000 days ago

Very nice. Great looking ride.

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Mark A. DeCou

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#3 posted 2000 days ago

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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kolwdwrkr

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#4 posted 2000 days ago

Looks comfy. Nice work.

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#5 posted 1999 days ago

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

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

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RobH

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#6 posted 1999 days ago

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 1999 days ago

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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ShannonRogers

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#8 posted 1999 days ago

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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noknot

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#9 posted 1999 days ago

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

-- GO DAWGS!

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woody57

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#10 posted 1999 days ago

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 1998 days ago

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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SCOTSMAN

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#12 posted 1998 days ago

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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ToddE

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#13 posted 1997 days ago

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

-- Allegheny Woodshop

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pintodeluxe

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#14 posted 532 days ago

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 466 days ago

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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