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This is a chair i made for my son, they were expecting this first child.
-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,
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#1 posted 11-18-2009 04:24 PM
That looks awesome. I haven’t yet gotten the courage to try a rocker yet.
-- --- Wayne.
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#2 posted 11-18-2009 04:29 PM
Very nice job, I’m sure that your son and his family will enjoy it. Is that quarter sawn red oak.
-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.
#3 posted 11-18-2009 04:37 PM
It is quarter sawn white oak.
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#4 posted 11-18-2009 05:05 PM
Very nice rocker. Love the through tenons on the arms.
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#5 posted 11-18-2009 06:09 PM
Sweet. Through tenons through out.
I really like it. Great for baby rocking.Steve
-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon
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#6 posted 11-18-2009 06:18 PM
Looks like an instant classic and family heirloom to me.
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#7 posted 11-18-2009 06:22 PM
A fine chair with quality wood and a great gift, super job.
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#8 posted 11-18-2009 06:30 PM
Magnificent! What finish did you use? For some reason, I think your daughter-in-law will be using it more.
-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails
#9 posted 11-18-2009 07:49 PM
The finish is one i got from a sam maloof video, its 1/3 raw tung oil 1/3 danish oil 1/3 gloss varnish. Finished off with a coat of wax.
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#10 posted 11-18-2009 08:33 PM
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#11 posted 11-18-2009 09:16 PM
Awesome! I made the exact same chair for my living room a few years back. Wood magazine plans right? I made mine from Luptus, very heavy wood, and I expanded on the plans a bit. I did through mortise/tenon joinery throughout with split tenons for the added ebony accents.
-- Jef Spencer - Refined Pallet - http://www.etsy.com/shop/RefinedPallet
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#12 posted 11-19-2009 12:22 AM
Nice looking rocker.
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#13 posted 12-01-2009 04:12 PM
Hey! first of all great job, it looks great. Secondly, I am taking a wood manufacturing class and have decided to try and build a rocking chair for my final project…this is almost exactly what I was looking for and wondered if you knew where I could find the plans for this??ThanksJolly
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#14 posted 03-10-2010 05:17 PM
My neice just became pregnant for her first child. She wants a rocker and swears she won’ have the baby until I build one for her. Time is running out but I can’t find one that is comfortable. Yours looks comfortable and you did a marvelous job on it. Please tell me it’s comfortable and that it would be alright to copy it.Kimball
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