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Project by jdrob7172 posted 02-06-2013 09:35 AM 1130 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Would like to thank Gary from Great Falls for giving me the idea for this type of rocker. My 3 year old really enjoys “flying’ through the living room.





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bake

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#1 posted 02-06-2013 01:27 PM

That’s awesome. Where did you get your plans?

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#2 posted 02-06-2013 01:40 PM

Love it, I have two Grandsons (2 & 1) that would probably love this.

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#3 posted 02-06-2013 02:56 PM

Now that is cool, I know someone who thinks his Grandpa is the coolest guy in the world! Great job….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 02-06-2013 03:04 PM

That’s cool it looks like a lot of fun.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 02-06-2013 11:52 PM

Very sharp looking rides You have there JDROB . There is a project floating around here on L J’s I found a while back that You might be interested in ! It is an Airplane Shelf that would probably go well with your set. if a search doesn’t bring it up in the toy section there is a sample of one in My projects page. Once again nice job!

ROB

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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jdrob7172

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#6 posted 02-07-2013 01:49 AM

To Lehi: After looking at Gary’s airplane rockers on Lumberjock I sketched out some plans and built this one. On the next one I’ll make the rocker than runs from the front to the back longer. The one in the picture is a little short and when my son starts rocking hard the tail smacks the ground.
Thanks,
Jeff

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#7 posted 02-07-2013 04:18 AM

complete with the D-Day identification stripes on the wings…love the detail.

Bill in MI

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#8 posted 02-07-2013 03:23 PM

Awesome rides! Like the design and the color combination. Lucky grand kid!

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#9 posted 02-07-2013 05:25 PM

Jeff – Your C-47 turned out Great! Nice work with the details and the paint. Getting that rocker base just right and guessing the center of gravity (with a little pilot on board) can be a challenge. A few aggressive pre-school pilots occasionally managed a tailstrike on a Mustang I built. They have a lot of fun and just hold on. I like what you did and look forward to seeing your next project.
Gary

-- Gary - just N of Great Falls, MT

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jdrob7172

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#10 posted 02-08-2013 02:48 AM

Thanks Gary. Your design was great. Not sure when I’ll be able to start on another one..work is keeping me pretty busy. Talk with you soon.

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#11 posted 02-20-2013 12:44 PM

Wow, that is awesome! Great job!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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