Rocking Chair

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Project by BryanatWoodstock posted 01-08-2014 10:17 PM 1129 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A lot of odds and ends went into the chair. Walnut added to the cherry to make the turning stock. Maple with a split, sawed it and glued back together with a 1/4” thick walnut to make the armrests. I had a quart of satin lacquer left from a project, just enough for 2 coats.

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#1 posted 01-08-2014 11:08 PM

This turned out beautifully Bryan! Maybe another woodworker would suspect t was made from odds and ends (only because they’ve done something similar)! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 01-09-2014 04:12 AM

Great job Bryan.
That came out beautifully.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#3 posted 01-09-2014 01:02 PM

beautiful rocker. The combination of the two woods is very nice as is the super turned legs.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 01-09-2014 07:58 PM

Nice rocker. In the main photo, when you look at it quickly it appears that the left backpost is flattened out, a weird effect.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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#5 posted 01-13-2014 05:36 PM

Fine work on that wonderful rocking chair. Great wood combo and finish.

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