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Project by GregX posted 02-24-2013 10:24 AM 3239 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this rocking chair back in 2004, based on plans from Wood Magazine (I think). The plan was aimed more at the beginner, as the through tenons are fake, and the rockers are bent lamination.





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#1 posted 02-24-2013 01:43 PM

great looking rocker

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 02-24-2013 02:31 PM

Lovely rocker.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#3 posted 02-24-2013 02:46 PM

I made the same Rocker (here), but I changed the plans to make through tenons instead of the fake ones. It’s a great design and yours turned out beautifully.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#4 posted 02-24-2013 03:18 PM

Great job really nice look to it.

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

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#5 posted 02-24-2013 08:39 PM

Very nice!

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#6 posted 02-24-2013 08:49 PM

Very nice chair Greg.

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#7 posted 02-25-2013 03:41 AM

excellent work… very handsome chair. Love it. I hope you enjoy it for years to come.

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#8 posted 02-25-2013 05:53 AM

I have been looking for the right style rocking chair for my the 7 piece bedroom set I am building. I have now found it thanks to you!
Great, great, great looking chair. I love the style, color, and leather upholstery.

I notice Woodsmith magazine advocates false tenons too. I think it is actually easier to cut a through tenon, rather than a faux tenon.
Great work! It’s going to my favorites list.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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