Craftsman rocker

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Project by JAGWAH posted 12-17-2009 07:56 AM 2160 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for my grandson. I built two actually I have one and he has one.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#1 posted 12-17-2009 12:01 PM

Very nice rocker, I just built one for our daughter who just had a baby. It is a great gift to give and yours looks really nice!

-- Joanne, New York,

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#2 posted 12-17-2009 12:32 PM

Very nice Rocker. I like to make chairs too. Never made a Rocker though.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 12-17-2009 12:46 PM

Nice Job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 12-17-2009 02:26 PM

Holy cow! are you Santa! :)

-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem!

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#5 posted 12-17-2009 03:11 PM

If I told you I’d have to elf you up.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#6 posted 12-17-2009 05:49 PM

Super cool chairs nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 12-18-2009 12:50 AM

Nice looking rocker. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 12-18-2009 12:58 AM

Great Lookin Rocker

-- Jim, Kentucky

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bill merritt

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#9 posted 12-18-2009 01:59 AM

Good job. Merry Christmas.

-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker

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Eric in Central Florida.

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#10 posted 12-18-2009 02:28 AM

Great Chair.
Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Retirement suits me fine !

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#11 posted 12-18-2009 03:00 AM


it reminds me of my Dads Rocker that sat on the front porch, brings back fond memories.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#12 posted 12-18-2009 06:46 AM

beautiful job..i love the chair…welcome to the site..its a wonderful place…and the folks here are pretty grand..and ill have to say…my beard is longer then yours…lol….couldnt resist…...look forward to your projects…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 12-19-2009 08:26 AM

Very nice build. May you build many more.

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!

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#14 posted 12-30-2009 03:57 AM

Great Job! I am hoping to make one in my class in the new year. I was wondering if you know a place I could get some measurements?

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#15 posted 12-30-2009 04:43 AM

I posted this to Paul, might as well offer the info up to all.

I was lucky at an action when I spotted this style of rocker up for bid. I got the rocker for $45. It was in tough shape but I wanted it to study it’s proportions and joinery. I did a serious autopsy and the parts reside in 2, 5 gallon buckets as we speak. My intention was and is to build many.

I have a set of plans I bought through Woodsmith at

and printed online free a similiar set here

My chairs vary some but not much. Having the old rocker was very helpful.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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