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Project by scottdarr posted 09-05-2013 12:09 AM 1029 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my first rocking chair





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 09-05-2013 12:31 AM

Looks great from here!
Which plans/templates did you use?

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

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#2 posted 09-05-2013 12:48 AM

great looking rocker

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 09-05-2013 04:58 AM

Beautiful rocker.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#4 posted 09-05-2013 08:25 AM

Well done love looking at these.

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

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#5 posted 09-06-2013 01:58 AM

What a handsome chair!
Couldn’t help but notice the photo is nearly 5 years old – so how is the chair holding up?
I’m really curious about the legs (rockers). How did you go about making them?

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scottdarr

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#6 posted 09-06-2013 11:48 AM

the chair is still in one piece, needs a new coat of oil, i drew out a curve for the rockers on 1.5” mdf and then got a round handrail and cut it into 6” pieces and glued/screwed them to the mdf following the pattern, then cut walnut and mahagony strips about 3/16” and bent them onto the form with clamps and glue. then lots of rasps and sandpaper.
thanks,
scott

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