curly maple rocker

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Project by hamneggs posted 1629 days ago 1364 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a culy maple rocker i made that is part of a dining room set i made last year. It has ash spindles with walnut wedges. The design comes from Thos Moser.

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#1 posted 1629 days ago

good golly, Ms. Molly..she’s a beauty..gorgeous. thanks for sharing (did T.M. have those long cat tail catching rockers on his design? those are looonnnngggg)

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#2 posted 1629 days ago

Very nice….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#3 posted 1629 days ago

Nice job. I like the angles.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#4 posted 1629 days ago

The angles really set it off !
Great fit & finish.
Those sleek, swept back rockers are cool too !

-- Having fun...Eric

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#5 posted 1629 days ago

That is great!! I love your style sir!

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#6 posted 1629 days ago

possibly one of the best looking chairs i’ve laid eyes on

-- Roscoe in Iowa

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#7 posted 1629 days ago

Awesome work. Great Job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#8 posted 1629 days ago

That rocks. LOL! Nice work. I like how you put more angles on it and fewer curves.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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#9 posted 1629 days ago

Nice looking rocking chair.
Who is Thos Moser?
Did you use a plan?

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#10 posted 1629 days ago

very nice!


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#11 posted 1629 days ago

I love tiger/curly maple and walnut is a great wood to accent it with. Awesome piece of furniture!

-- Bob, Ohio,

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#12 posted 1628 days ago

Thanks everyone, Tom Moser who now owns a fairly large furniture company, wrote a book in the late seventy’s about windsor chair making. I think it is one of the best books i own and one of the best on the subject. I got it from Abe books for a dollar. He never made a rocker like this so i just had to play around with the angles until i found what worked.

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