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I built this rocking chair using a LEIGHT FMT MORTISE AND TENNON JIG. I like it because you can micro adjust so you can make the mortise and tennons to within .001 thousandth of an inch. This is now my favorIte jig in the shop. To finish the rocker, I used a transtint golden brown #6002 water based stain and let dry for 24 hours, then applied a gel stain, early american #603, allowing time to dry, then finishing with three coats of a satin varnish, GREG





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GMman

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#1 posted 1497 days ago

Very fine job on your chair, very solid and the finish is great too. Thanks for posting

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Gary

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#2 posted 1497 days ago

Great chair! I have never made a chair but your chair is now on my to-do list.

-- Gary, Texas

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lilredweldingrod

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#3 posted 1497 days ago

OK Greg, enough practice. You have the concept, now let’s go into production. lol I really like that chair. Just beautiful. Rand

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tbone

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#4 posted 1497 days ago

It looks like a fun project. But I’m probably not the only one that wants to know—-are the rockers laminated, steam-bent, or solid stock and cut on a band saw?
Very nice work.

-- Kinky Friedman on gay marriage: "They should have the right to be just as miserable as the rest of us."

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levan

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#5 posted 1497 days ago

NICE chair. Should be around for generations to come. Good looking finish also.

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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Hallmark

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#6 posted 1497 days ago

Great looking rocker.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 1497 days ago

Great looking rocking chair…or as my son would say…that rocks!

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1497 days ago

Nicely done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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David65

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#9 posted 1497 days ago

looks great

-- David '65

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Canadian Woodworks

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#10 posted 1497 days ago

You picked very nice wood and did a great job finishing

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables http://www.canadianwoodworks.com

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Woodwrecker

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#11 posted 1497 days ago

A+ Greg
That’s on my to-do list for sure!
Hope it comes out close to that nice.

-- Having fun...Eric

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 1497 days ago

Nice rocking chair.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Mary Anne

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#13 posted 1497 days ago

Good looking chair. I like the design, and your craftsmanship is beautiful.

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Grant Libramento

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#14 posted 1497 days ago

Nice, solid, inviting, comfortable-looking chair.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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NormG

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#15 posted 1496 days ago

Now that is a nice chair, that will be around for a long time

-- Norman

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