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#1 posted 01-24-2013 01:11 PM
Thats a great looking rocker, and the seat/leg joints look perfect. Well done.
-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.
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#2 posted 01-24-2013 01:34 PM
If you study Maloof you’ll have no problems.
Good looking chair.
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-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#3 posted 01-24-2013 01:38 PM
Are you kidding me? For a mere 30 dollar investment you made a GREAT rocker! I’ll bet when your “pickin’ and grinin’ buddies” see it, they’re all gonna want one. Excellent job!
-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward
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#4 posted 01-24-2013 02:54 PM
great looking rocker. welcome to LJs.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
#5 posted 01-24-2013 03:54 PM
Thanks for all the kind words!
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#6 posted 01-24-2013 04:10 PM
That’s a nice Rocker and you say it’s your first WOW! fantastic job just to let you know you said a bad word for this website….. You said PAINT. You have a beautiful wood grain there but if you must paint it why not Kenny Chesney Blue? LOL. Good Luck!
-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.
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#7 posted 01-24-2013 04:35 PM
great job and welcome
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#8 posted 01-24-2013 04:36 PM
Really a nice piece. You got the touch!
FYI Charles Neil Woodworking. Charles put out a chairmaking DVD that might be helpful. I have not found anything as informative on this complicated subject in one package. Pluse Charles will answer your inquiries.
Good luck..Pickin and Grinnin..LOL
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#9 posted 01-24-2013 05:17 PM
Looks good.I second the Charles Neil recommendation.
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#10 posted 01-24-2013 05:39 PM
Oh yeah. Is it going to sit inside or out? Seal it really well with dewaxed shellac 5 lb coat. Then it can be stained and if outside spar varnish.
I painted a rocker white, now i KNOW THAT WAS A BAD THING TO DO.
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#11 posted 01-24-2013 06:19 PM
Fantastic result Dan. A very good looking chair and it looks very well made.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
#12 posted 01-24-2013 07:49 PM
Doc, I think I am going to take your advice and go with staining. I really hated the thought of paint, but I convinced myself it wouldn’t turn out since I used low grade wood. Thanks for the input!
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#13 posted 01-24-2013 11:59 PM
Great looking chair Dan.Try woodfinders.com OR have a look over a the WW’ing forums on Woodnet; lot of folks down your way will know where to get good timbers.
-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/
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#14 posted 01-25-2013 12:44 AM
If you want to make one with bent wood then Hal Taylor does a great job with his plans and DVD. Well worth the money in my opinion.
-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.
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#15 posted 01-25-2013 02:24 AM
2×8s never looked so good! You did a great job on this and your joinery looks flawless to me. I’d just do some amber shellac on it and enjoy.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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