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Project by okwoodshop posted 03-13-2010 02:33 AM 1500 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was given some free 6/4 poplar so I made a bunch of porch rockers, I plan to paint them when it stops raining. Once I got the design I wanted and made a few jigs for the legs and slats I can make one a day now from start to finish. I like the ones that lean back farther but my wife likes to sit up a little more. It sure feels good to get back in the shop after the winter we have had. Thanks for looking





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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 03-13-2010 02:58 AM

Those sure are some nice rockers Duane !
There is going to be some pleasant times out on your porch !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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Karson

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#2 posted 03-13-2010 03:15 AM

Great. Some very nice rockers. Where did the plans come from.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 03-13-2010 03:20 AM

Nice looking rockers. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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okwoodshop

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#4 posted 03-13-2010 03:27 AM

thanks guys, Karson I got the plans back there in my head under a bunch of dusty thoughts.

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DuaneEDMD

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#5 posted 03-13-2010 03:30 AM

Very nice rockers, you have a lot of sitting to do now. Enjoy them.

-- --It's not how long you live, but how you live that makes it a life.--

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#6 posted 03-13-2010 03:43 AM

Great Lookin Rockers

-- Jim, Kentucky

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dustyal

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#7 posted 03-13-2010 03:52 AM

excellent design and build… looks like they be real comfortable. I’d probably share your wife’s preference… a little more upright… really impressed that you can get one done a day… nice going.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#8 posted 03-13-2010 03:53 AM

Wow great looking rockers.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rcs47

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#9 posted 03-13-2010 04:12 AM

Great job! Now all you need is a little sun and an ice tea.

-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.

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OutPutter

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#10 posted 03-13-2010 06:38 AM

Nice looking rocking chairs. If I could make one of anything in a day, let alone a rocking chair, I’d be thrilled. Even if it was a 24 hour day. lol

Best,

-- Jim

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JimNEB

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#11 posted 03-13-2010 08:02 PM

Now don’t get too comfy in those, you don’t want to be too busy rocking and not woodworking. I could see myself sitting on the porch, with a good cigar…sitting back and relaxing. Great work on those!

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#12 posted 03-16-2010 06:30 PM

One a day is very impressive! They look great!

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

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