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Rocking chair for my youngest daughter for christmas

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Project by dude2727 posted 12-19-2012 06:59 PM 1164 views 5 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from stained plywood. Got the idea from a photo of a similar chair on the net only that one was for grownups. This chair took a lot of angle grinder work with enough dust for my wife to complain about for the rest of my life. But i’m happy with the result.
Thanks for viewing.

-- I'm really a woodworker disguised as a surgical pathologist by day





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-19-2012 07:01 PM

Very unique piece,a true one of a kind.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Tennessee

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#2 posted 12-19-2012 07:02 PM

That is a very odd, yet very beautiful design. Hardly a straight line on it, which in my mind, is exactly how it should be! Way cool, and congrats!

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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#3 posted 12-19-2012 07:05 PM

Very unique and beautiful.

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-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#4 posted 12-19-2012 07:51 PM

Fantastic it looks great I’m sure is is going to lo love it

You have given it a very unique look. It is good to take

an idea and run with it.

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Det

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#5 posted 12-19-2012 09:12 PM

All I ca say is “wow!. That is impressive. What thickness of Plywood did you use?

-- Jim, Eagle Point, Oregon

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Bagtown

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#6 posted 12-19-2012 09:47 PM

Love it.
How high off the ground is the seat?

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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jaykaypur

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#7 posted 12-20-2012 12:14 AM

Beautiful and very artistic piece. A true head-turner. Great job.

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

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 12-20-2012 01:33 AM

Wow! That looks like it was carved from a single block.

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

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#9 posted 12-20-2012 01:56 AM

This is great. I love this type of non traditional woodworking.

-- Mark, Newton, NC. www.routermillwoodworks.weebly.com

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#10 posted 12-20-2012 05:26 AM

That’s different.
Always nice to give the wife something to bring up at every family get together from now on.
My wife could write a book….................

-- mike...............

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#11 posted 12-20-2012 01:35 PM

SWEET.
That’s a one-of-a-kind on its way to being an hierloom.
My dad is 72 and he has a rocking chair that his dad used when he was a little guy.

-- jerry

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#12 posted 12-20-2012 02:16 PM

One of the nicest pieces I have seen.
Great job.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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#13 posted 12-20-2012 04:20 PM

nicely done! Hope your daugther loves it :)

-- Spofeo/Kristian

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#14 posted 12-20-2012 04:46 PM

Very unique, neat gift.

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#15 posted 12-21-2012 10:24 AM

Great job. Sawdust is just part of life.

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

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