|Project by WoodWrangler||posted 06-07-2009 11:29 PM||2560 views||6 times favorited||18 comments|
FINALLY! The day has arrived when this rocking chair is moving out of my shop and into my office (it’s temporary home). This has been a weekend project for sometime now and has sat in my shop while other projects took hole. But finally I got around to finishing it and the results are AWESOME!
This would have been only a dream project if it hadn’t been for a local woodworker and chair-maker who offered up his school as a place to learn how to put one of these together. John Richards in Hickory, NC (http://www.jsrwoodworking.com/) took on three students and took us thru this process late last year. We did all the joinery and learned about chair design. This one is HUGE because it was fit to my body … and we nicknamed it “The Throne”.
It’s made of Walnut with maple lamination in the rockers. It’s finished with the Maloof-branded finishes from Rockler (which is a Poly/Oil followed by Oil/Wax blend).
Thanks for looking!