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Project by gerrymorrell posted 11-20-2010 02:36 PM 1461 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chair is 75% of the size I usually make my rockers. An existing chair design was scaled down to make the plans. It fits very small adults or pre teens. I had to make new templates and a new rocker glue up jig before I could start construction.
This chair was built for a local fund raising auction. The chair sold at the auction and is now being used by its new owners.

Gerry

www.morrellwoodworks.com





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 11-20-2010 02:40 PM

That’s a beautiful rocking chair and the I love the wood and finish. You did a great job on this rocker.

-- 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

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#2 posted 11-20-2010 02:55 PM

It is beautiful !!!!

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#3 posted 11-20-2010 03:49 PM

Fantastic!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 11-20-2010 04:07 PM

Beautiful chair Gerry! Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 11-20-2010 04:27 PM

You’ve got some nice lines in this. Beautifully done!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Canadian Woodworks

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#6 posted 11-20-2010 04:47 PM

I see you made your templates like sam maloof with the extra paddles on the ends for less sketchy routing.

Nice looking chair, walnut?

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

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#7 posted 11-20-2010 05:00 PM

Awesome chair. Looks like you carved it from a solid block!

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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#8 posted 11-20-2010 05:42 PM

Amazing work

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#9 posted 11-20-2010 06:04 PM

Beatuiful! Someone is going to very happy iwth htis.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 11-21-2010 01:51 AM

Great looking chair!!

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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#11 posted 11-21-2010 04:47 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#12 posted 11-21-2010 03:54 PM

Another great rocker to pass the time in

-- Norman

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#13 posted 05-06-2011 04:38 AM

yes very nice
l like the clean flowing lines a lot
Occie

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you too-oc@hotmail.com mail.com

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