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Project by MOwood posted 12-26-2011 06:00 PM 1592 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first rocking chair project and I had a lot fun making it. I bought the plans from WoodStore and they were very easy to follow. The chair is made from quarter sawn post oak and finished with special walnut minwax.





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#1 posted 12-26-2011 06:03 PM

That is nice!

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 12-26-2011 06:26 PM

Beautiful chair! That will dress up any room.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 12-26-2011 06:54 PM

Very nice job Mo!
One of those are on my list!

-- Eric, central Florida

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#4 posted 12-26-2011 10:52 PM

Nice rocker. The quartersawn oak looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 12-27-2011 06:54 AM

Thanks for the nice comments. Eric I highly recommend this project, it is a lot of fun despite the ups and downs HA!

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#6 posted 12-27-2011 07:02 AM

Very nice chair. I can see myself snoozing in it. Thanks for sharing.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#7 posted 12-27-2011 07:17 AM

Very nice and inspiring work. Thanks for sharing with us. A chair of some sort, be it a Morris chair, a maloof type rocker, or an arts and crafts rocker, is on my short list. The oak looks terriffic.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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Bagtown

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#8 posted 12-29-2011 03:34 AM

You know, the older I get, the more I appreciate things like a well built solid rocker.
Nice job, now go get that cedar strip canoe finished. :)

Mike

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#9 posted 12-29-2011 06:23 AM

Great looking chair. Thanks for sharing it.

-- Evil can only thrive when good men do nothing.......E. Burke

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#10 posted 12-29-2011 06:28 AM

excellent rocker great job, it looks wonderful.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 08-14-2014 05:31 AM

Looks just like Grandma’s! On my To Do List as well! Would love to make Grandma’s rocker a mate. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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