"The Flow" Rocker

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Project by Pete Mohr posted 01-05-2010 10:35 PM 1868 views 10 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call this “The flow” as it is an organic flowing design.
Yin Yang is not only about light and dark. It is also the idea of constant flow and change.
Notice how the curve of the branch of the leg joins up with the curve of the arm.
The primary wood is Sapele and the leg accents are holly and Black Walnut.
The seat is upholstered in a matching velour fabric.

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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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 01-05-2010 10:45 PM

Excellent Craftsmanship!!! I really like the design of this chair! Good luck, to you in the contest.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 01-05-2010 10:49 PM

I like the joint between the back leg an arm. It is different and it does flow.
Are the arms carved from one piece?

-- HenryH - PA

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#3 posted 01-05-2010 10:50 PM

Beautiful and unique design and very well done.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

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#4 posted 01-05-2010 10:56 PM

Wow…..Just wow

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#5 posted 01-05-2010 10:58 PM

I would really like to sit in it. I love the flow of the lines. Very inspiring.

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#6 posted 01-05-2010 11:33 PM

I love the lines of your chair. I’m like Rick, it makes you want to sit in it. Beautiful design and great craftsmanship. Gorgeous!

-- John @

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#7 posted 01-06-2010 12:19 AM

Very creative design and excellent craftsmanship. How did you enjoy working with the Sapele? I bought about 25 bd ft of Sapele recently. I do not have a particular design for it as of yet but I liked it’s appearance and wanted it in my shop for when the project design comes.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#8 posted 01-06-2010 12:30 AM

REALLY Outstanding! Your craftsmanship shows very well! Beautiful!

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

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#9 posted 01-06-2010 12:31 AM

That is a very cool design!

Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#10 posted 01-06-2010 01:41 AM

beautiful—definitely yin-ing and yang-ing and flowing along the river of life. Beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 01-06-2010 01:54 AM

Gorgeous chair. Great design & craftsmanship

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#12 posted 01-06-2010 02:57 AM

Awesome well done!!!

-- David '65

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#13 posted 01-06-2010 03:01 AM

That looks like a chair that would work very well in Lord of the Rings – something Bilbo Baggins would have in his home. That’s a compliment!

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#14 posted 01-06-2010 03:14 AM

that’s a beauty of a chair…well done…you deserve to sit back and rock for awhile…then go out and make me one…ill send my address when its done…oh…and you would do this for free……..well good try huh…good luck in the contest…grizz

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

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#15 posted 01-06-2010 03:20 AM

This is a very cool chair , well done and great design.

-- Custom furniture

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