LumberJocks

Maple rocker with sculpted seat.

  • Advertise with us
Project by Terry Osnach posted 01-15-2018 03:40 AM 692 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This maple rocker was built using Scott Morrison’s plans – very comfortable indeed. The seat was sculpted using a home made cnc router equipped with a 1/2” bull nose end mill.





12 comments so far

View bushmaster's profile

bushmaster

2702 posts in 2191 days


#1 posted 01-15-2018 04:11 AM

Very nice rocker, I admire those that make these projects, master craftsman for sure.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

View recycle1943's profile

recycle1943

1621 posts in 1530 days


#2 posted 01-15-2018 11:55 AM

very nice and apparently approved

dumb question – why are the runners so long and with the slight ‘hook’ ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

View Andrek's profile

Andrek

237 posts in 1818 days


#3 posted 01-15-2018 12:30 PM

Nice work, yes Scott has very nice plans keep on making saw dust.

-- andrek

View EarlS's profile

EarlS

749 posts in 2256 days


#4 posted 01-15-2018 12:56 PM

Very nice. I especially like the wood choice. You don’t see maple used much on rockers.

I’d be curious to see a picture or two of your home made CNC machine. I’m considering using either a cove style jig on the table saw or a router set up to sculpt a seat for one of the chairs I’m building. How thick was your seat blank?

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

View Terry Osnach's profile

Terry Osnach

30 posts in 1172 days


#5 posted 01-15-2018 01:38 PM

I really don’t know why the runners are so long other then to prevent tipping back over – or I couldn’t decide where to cut them, I guess we could ask Scott Morrison. I laminated 8/4 maple for the seat blank and used the cnc to face both sides to 1 3/4” before starting to sculpt with the cnc. I have built 2 cnc routers, the first one wasn’t pretty but it did the job. The second one which I am using now looks and works great, I am working on a build video for the second cnc.

View TysonK's profile

TysonK

143 posts in 1710 days


#6 posted 01-15-2018 01:42 PM

Wow, that’ is beautiful!

-- -- Tyson

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

30161 posts in 2775 days


#7 posted 01-15-2018 04:40 PM

You did a beautiful job on this rocker. It’s a very nice rocker.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View leafherder's profile

leafherder

1355 posts in 1860 days


#8 posted 01-15-2018 05:59 PM

Beautiful rocker and obviously that long tailed cat approves. :) I have often wondered why the rockers were so long on chairs like this. They look good, but they take up so much space. Thanks for posting

-- Leafherder

View James E McIntyre's profile

James E McIntyre

97 posts in 1200 days


#9 posted 01-15-2018 10:41 PM

Wonderful rocker! love the cat. This project has #1 written all over it. Try a spray bottle of water and spritz some on your white background. I will relax the fabric and remove the wrinkles. Good photography is half the presentation.
Keep the great projects coming.

-- James E McIntyre

View Terry Osnach's profile

Terry Osnach

30 posts in 1172 days


#10 posted 01-15-2018 11:05 PM

Thanks, I’ll grab a spray bottle next time, you are right about the photography.

View AJ1104's profile

AJ1104

429 posts in 1567 days


#11 posted 01-16-2018 01:41 AM

Wow. Amazing project..or two!

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

3527 posts in 2326 days


#12 posted 01-17-2018 02:15 AM

beautiful rocker!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com