Arts and carft rocker

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Project by Gwfly posted 1035 days ago 1038 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

-- gwfly

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#1 posted 1035 days ago

Nice job :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path

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#2 posted 1035 days ago

Good looking chair. Those are very comfy. We use ours to rock the youngest grandaughter . She loves it !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#3 posted 1035 days ago

Nice looking rocker.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 1035 days ago

Excellent work. Outstanding for a 1st. Look forward to your future projects.

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#5 posted 1035 days ago

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 1035 days ago

Nice work. That cherry will make this chair look even better with time.

-- Tim

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#7 posted 1035 days ago

I would love to have that rocker myself. It really looks comfortable and I could really put it to use. Congratulations.

-- 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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#8 posted 1035 days ago

Great job!! So whats next ? Look forward to seeing future projects.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#9 posted 1035 days ago

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 1035 days ago

Very nice! Wood is cherry? Finish is some kind of clear coat?

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#11 posted 1034 days ago

hi nice job great rocker for your first one


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#12 posted 1034 days ago

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.

-- gwfly

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