Interpretive Limbert rocker

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Project by Lar posted 07-18-2007 01:20 AM 1545 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Fashioned out of cherry with walnut detailing. Made and upholstered in conjunction with companion Morris chair.

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#1 posted 07-18-2007 01:33 AM

Very nice!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#2 posted 07-18-2007 01:54 AM

WOW… these are amazing.
(Don – thanks for saving my neck from having to look sideways.)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 07-18-2007 02:14 AM

Debbie, mine is is now in a neck brace! LOL

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#4 posted 07-18-2007 04:34 AM

Lol…thanks Don

Very nice looking chair Lar. Looks very comfortable.

-- Bob

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#5 posted 07-18-2007 04:56 AM

Great looking chair Lar, and of course the Cherry wood makes it a lot better. Did you put a satin finish on this Lar?

Don, did you make the same chair? Oh, I get it…..

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#6 posted 07-18-2007 05:49 AM

Nice conversion Don. And great chair Lar.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 07-18-2007 06:56 AM

i really like your work!!! great stuff…would love more details and try to add some “tags” for each project so later people will find your work when they are doing similar projects or looking for inspiration…welcome to LJ’s…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 07-18-2007 10:51 AM

Lar you are apparently quite a craftsman. Enjoy the workmanship and quality. Don, thank you for saving my neck .

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 07-19-2007 07:56 PM

This piece has a non-yellowing satin lacquer finish. There was a bit of a quantitative leap in the learning curve department of my woodworking development designing and constructing this chair.

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#10 posted 03-27-2008 08:46 PM

Did you steam bend the rockers, or cut solid? Nice looking piece. I want to build a rocker some time soon.

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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