porch rockers

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Project by dpjeansonne posted 02-26-2013 04:41 PM 1240 views 11 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The rockers are made from cypress and come in two sizes. The larger rocker is much more popular with people.

-- Cajun Don, Louisiana

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#1 posted 02-26-2013 04:45 PM

These are very nice Don ,I like the design and neat details.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-26-2013 04:58 PM

lovely rockers

-- Joel

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#3 posted 02-26-2013 05:04 PM

Great looking rockers! The look to be extreamly comfortable and a good place to take a nap. (-; Are these built from plans?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 02-26-2013 05:23 PM

Great looking design and build Don.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 02-26-2013 05:44 PM

Good looking chairs.

I offered two sizes hoping that one or the other would be more popular and discontinue the other. It was about 50-50. Big people like big chairs and visa versa. Now I have to make both.

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



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#6 posted 02-26-2013 05:57 PM

Great job Don, those are very clean looking.

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#7 posted 02-26-2013 06:24 PM

Very sharp! Would like to be setting in these on a porch in Tennessee!!

-- gregIND

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#8 posted 02-26-2013 10:03 PM

That is amazing work. Great job. That’s such a neat idea.

-- "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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#9 posted 02-26-2013 10:13 PM

Ron—[Great looking rockers! The look to be extreamly comfortable and a good place to take a nap. (-; Are these built from plans?]
I saw this rocker that a friend had bought. I then made my own patterns with some minor modifications.

For me people around here prefer the big rocker 5 to 1. The smaller one fits some women better because the seat is lower and shorter.

Thanks for all the comments.

-- Cajun Don, Louisiana

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#10 posted 02-27-2013 12:38 PM

you did a very nice job on these, might try some with red cedar.

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

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#11 posted 02-27-2013 01:00 PM

Very nice work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 02-27-2013 03:01 PM

Very nice Rockers

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#13 posted 02-27-2013 03:05 PM

very nice..look substantial and that they will last for years..great porch decoration!! :-)

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#14 posted 02-28-2013 03:28 PM

Beautiful and comfortable rockers! Great addition to any porch and just to relax.

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