Toddler Rocking Chair

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Project by bowtie posted 04-11-2012 12:38 AM 2281 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Red cedar rocker built for a toddler . All joints screwed ,glued and plugged with cedar plugs except legs-to-rockers which are glued and doweled. Approximately 12” wide x 22” high x 10” seat height. Finish is sprayed shellac.
Thanks for looking,

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#1 posted 04-11-2012 12:46 AM

Very nice kid rocker and great finish. I’ll have to make these for the grandkids if I can find some plan/cutlist.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#2 posted 04-11-2012 12:53 AM

Nice job. Love the grain of that cedar and the finish is great.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 04-11-2012 01:20 AM

I will post some more detailed dimensions but I don’t have a plan or a cutlist.(1) I placed a childs chair on some cardboard and traced the shape. (2)Than I added the rocker and cut the card board out. (3) I showed my wife.(4) Threw away aforementioned pattern(5) I placed a childs chair….............................

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#4 posted 04-11-2012 01:38 AM

What a wonderful project. Nice job, I like it

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

#5 posted 04-11-2012 02:08 AM

Thats rockin”

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#6 posted 04-11-2012 08:46 PM

Very nice choice of material and finish.

Need to build one for my granddaughter too!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#7 posted 04-13-2012 01:36 AM

very nice chair love the cute design check out my work i have some cedar projects be sure to take a look at all of my work and let me know what you think

-- eric underwood

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