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Well here it is I finally pulled out the plans and built the rocking chair. I think this is one of those projets that I should have stained before the glue up, Oh and use slow setting glue.
-- Bob, Rockford IL,
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#1 posted 03-29-2008 08:22 PM
That’s a great looking rocking chair.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#2 posted 03-29-2008 08:51 PM
I really don’t see anything wrong with the finish. The chair looks pretty good to me. I can understand why you would recommend a slow setting glue. There are a lot of spindles and dowels to fit into their respective mortises.
Thanks for the post.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#3 posted 03-29-2008 09:34 PM
Great job! Wish I had the nerve to take on a chair. Oh well….down the road….
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#4 posted 03-30-2008 01:03 AM
Great looking chair! I like the arm detail the way it curves. Nice Job!
-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)
#5 posted 03-30-2008 02:40 AM
Thanks Kevin but I can’t take credit for the design. I bought it off of U-BuildIt really wasn’t difficult to build but there a LOT of litte places that glue squeeze out was a &^^&* to get out
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#6 posted 03-30-2008 03:26 AM
That’s really nive. Good work.
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