or Join Now!
I first started woodworking because of certain projects I wanted to make for my daughter (now 3 years old). This one was a lot of fun, and I’m quite proud of it. Its made out of walnut and finished with minwax tung oil finish.
home | projects | blog
5 posts in 3449 days
Preview this project card
18615 posts in 3526 days
#1 posted 03-23-2007 01:05 AM
and proud you should be!WOW. this is amazing. Definitely an heirloom
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
55994 posts in 3639 days
#2 posted 03-23-2007 01:52 AM
That will be cherished by your daughter forever and pasted down through the generations… Very very nice…
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
35027 posts in 3766 days
#3 posted 03-23-2007 02:23 AM
Very nice creation. I like uniqueness within the original concept of furniture. Not a rocker, but a glider.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
1904 posts in 3458 days
#4 posted 03-23-2007 02:51 AM
Terrific piece! An heirloom for sure. Thanks so much for sharing it with us.
-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!
47 posts in 3450 days
#5 posted 03-23-2007 02:54 AM
Beautiful! Was this of your own design?
#6 posted 03-23-2007 03:15 AM
Thanks everyone for the compliments. The design was not my own, I used plans purchased from Lee Valley. There is one on display at the Lee Valley near my house, and my daughter loves to sit in it every time we go. I figured I needed to make my own cause she kept asking me to go so she could play with the chair, and I found myself spending way too much time and money there than I can afford.
#7 posted 03-23-2007 03:42 AM
I forgot to ask.. Did you do the cane work or have it done?
3648 posts in 3693 days
#8 posted 03-23-2007 03:45 AM
Funny how they help us pick what we’re going to make next. My daughter would love this one too.
-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/
3994 posts in 3680 days
#9 posted 03-23-2007 04:09 AM
Looks like something a child will never forget!
702 posts in 3491 days
#10 posted 03-23-2007 02:18 PM
what a great story! beautiful craftsmanship!
-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe
16225 posts in 3584 days
#11 posted 03-23-2007 02:34 PM
That’s amazing. The thing I like about woodworking is that it teaches me patience. I can tell it took a lot of that to create this heirloom.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
#12 posted 03-23-2007 02:59 PM
I did the cane work myself. It’s the first time I’ve ever tried it, and it’s actually fairly simple to do. I found a website that gave great instructions that were easy to follow. It did take me a long time though, but I think it definitely adds something to the chair.
#13 posted 03-23-2007 11:23 PM
Nice job with the caning also.
34 posts in 3476 days
#14 posted 03-28-2007 10:32 AM
Nice work, the caining is great
546 posts in 3489 days
#15 posted 04-19-2007 03:23 AM
I really love this, everything about it, the design is beautiful and the caned seats are a plus. I have caned chairs and I just love them.
Ok we all spelled caned differently what is the right spelling?
View all comments »
showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics