2 Rocking Chairs

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Project by Pete Mohr posted 12-14-2009 03:40 PM 1216 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The small one is cherry and for my grand daughter.

The larger one is made from SYP construction lumber (carefully selected and dried ;-))

Thanks for looking

-- "Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another." -Anatole France

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#1 posted 12-14-2009 04:19 PM

Those are nice! Great design details. Very cool…............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 12-14-2009 04:22 PM

Beautiful job on the chairs they look really nice.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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#3 posted 12-14-2009 05:30 PM

They are beauties. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#4 posted 12-14-2009 06:14 PM

WOW, construction lumber!

Great job.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#5 posted 12-14-2009 07:28 PM

An outstanding job! Great craftsmanship and the style is super!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#6 posted 12-15-2009 03:05 PM

Construction lumber! Seriously!?? That just makes such a beautiful chair even more impressive in my book.

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#7 posted 12-23-2009 01:38 AM

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#8 posted 03-18-2010 11:55 PM

I like your approach-building a “prototype” with inexpensive wood to learn the skills. Then applying them to the “costs a fortune by the board foot” material.
Have used that approach on some of my projects as well, and surprisingly turned out stuff I ended up using.

-- Gerry

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#9 posted 03-19-2010 06:13 AM

Your craftsmanship really shows through when using lumber like this. Anyone would be proud to sit in those.

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#10 posted 03-19-2010 09:56 AM

Outstanding work Pete

-- Custom furniture

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