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My first furniture project. Learned a lot about mortise and tenon joint making. My wife did the seat for me. This is going to be a gift for my daughter-in-law. The project is from “Woodcraft magazine” oct/nov 2010.
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#1 posted 06-17-2011 01:46 AM
Nice job :)
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#2 posted 06-17-2011 03:26 AM
Good looking chair. Those are very comfy. We use ours to rock the youngest grandaughter . She loves it !
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#3 posted 06-17-2011 03:32 AM
Nice looking rocker.
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#4 posted 06-17-2011 06:09 AM
Excellent work. Outstanding for a 1st. Look forward to your future projects.
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#5 posted 06-17-2011 11:06 AM
Nice work, is this a morris style rocker? I have always wanted to build a Morris chair.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#6 posted 06-17-2011 01:19 PM
Nice work. That cherry will make this chair look even better with time.
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#7 posted 06-17-2011 01:37 PM
I would love to have that rocker myself. It really looks comfortable and I could really put it to use. Congratulations.
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#8 posted 06-17-2011 03:36 PM
Great job!! So whats next ? Look forward to seeing future projects.
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#9 posted 06-17-2011 04:29 PM
For your First furniture project you chose a Chair? You are fearless! Great job, and it will make a wonderful gift for your daughter in law.
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#10 posted 06-17-2011 04:53 PM
Very nice! Wood is cherry? Finish is some kind of clear coat?
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#11 posted 06-18-2011 12:17 AM
hi nice job great rocker for your first one
#12 posted 06-18-2011 06:54 AM
The wood is maple with a cherry stain and four coats of tung oil. It is a art’s and craft style according to the project guide from the Magazine.
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