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Project by wrench posted 04-06-2013 12:05 AM 1701 views 5 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This rocker is my third. I use my own templates and plans on all my chairs. This one is made of cherry. There was 45 hours of work in this one. I completed it in three weeks, working after work and weekends. These chairs are great fun to build. The finish is sprayed poly. enjoy.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York





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Marcos

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#1 posted 04-06-2013 12:39 AM

Wow, 3 weeks! Very nice. Interesting lines on this rocker. Keep up the fine work!

-- Marcos, California

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 04-06-2013 01:11 AM

A beautiful rocker that will only get more beautiful as that cherry ages. I like your design and joinery a lot!

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

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#3 posted 04-06-2013 01:51 AM

Awesome. That would take me a heckuva lot more than 45 hours;-)

-- Red -- "That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse." W. Whitman

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Rob Vicelli

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#4 posted 04-06-2013 01:59 AM

very nice! looks well designed really flows nice.

-- Rob V

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#5 posted 04-06-2013 02:13 AM

That is a beautiful chair. Nice work.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#6 posted 04-06-2013 05:52 AM

As the others have said. Nice Piece. How’s the ride….:)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 04-06-2013 10:19 AM

wow, that is one gorgeous chair..the sculpting is very flowing & looks terrific. I luv the big wide armrests..

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#8 posted 04-06-2013 11:26 AM

Great looking chair! I look fwd to trying this one day! Well done….

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

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489tad

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#9 posted 04-06-2013 12:57 PM

Thats a beautiful rocker. I checked your blog and there is none. The top back piece, is it one piece or three pieces attached to (wrong term here) “two vertical up rights”? Or is the back piece solid and fits the uprights with grooves and slots? I looked at your other work and its out of the ballpark. Thanks for posting.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 04-06-2013 01:12 PM

This rocker is a fine piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#11 posted 04-07-2013 03:49 AM

This one deserves a “Well Done”. Looks comfortable.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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Roger

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#12 posted 04-07-2013 11:28 AM

Some pure craftsmanship right there.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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LarryL

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#13 posted 04-07-2013 09:54 PM

Beautiful design and beautifully executed. I am in awe of your project.

-- Have answers, need the right questions.

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wrench

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#14 posted 04-08-2013 12:47 AM

Thank you everyone for the wonderful comments. 489tad -The back is one piece I do a large saddle joint on my chairs backs.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#15 posted 04-09-2013 02:43 PM

That rocker is spectacular! Like the great design and build. Shows great craftsmanship, impressive!

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