Childs Rocking Chair ( Red Cedar )

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Project by bowtie posted 09-01-2012 10:42 AM 2262 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a request for a childs rocking chair with vertical back slats so I did a lj search and pulled up a full size cedar rocker posted by jeffl that I have admired for months . I find his style of rocker and proportions just right for use with cedar. I tried to assimilate his style and proportions into this little guy by modifying my rockers frame to accomodate the slats and raising the back 2 inches.
Thanks for looking, thanks jeffl, and thanks to all ljs for all the great ideas

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

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-01-2012 10:46 AM

As usual, your work is always clean and beautiful. You do such a great job with cedar getting the white to highlight the piece.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-01-2012 11:58 AM

Very nice job, like how you used red cedar.

Great job,

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#3 posted 09-01-2012 12:22 PM

Well done, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 09-01-2012 12:49 PM

great job your customer will love it.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 09-01-2012 06:51 PM

Nice little rocker !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#6 posted 09-01-2012 09:41 PM

Nice scale you made this in. Good job. LOVE that cedar.

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

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#7 posted 09-02-2012 01:26 AM

Very nice childs size rocker with well proportioned design and cool use of cedar.

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

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#8 posted 09-02-2012 01:38 AM

Bravo, Bowtie!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#9 posted 09-02-2012 08:47 AM

Very nice and simple design.It is good to remember your design in case I decide to make some for my wife.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 09-03-2012 12:32 AM

Looks great , I’m sure it will be enjoyed.

-- Jeff,

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