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Rocking chair for my short mother

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Project by waynorthwoods posted 139 days ago 486 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my first rocking chair build, it is a custom piece for my mother, she is a bit on the short side and needed a chair made for her size.

It is made from tigerwood with wenge dowels, the joinery is mortise and tenon. The rockers are bent laminated tigerwood with a hard maple sole. It is finished with “tried and true” varnish oil. My wife and I selected the fabric and upholstered the seat together. it was a fun and challenging project.

hope you enjoy





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Woodturner

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#1 posted 138 days ago

Very nice chair. I’m sure your mother will love it. I like projects that you have to adapt a given plan to meet the needs of a specific person and you look like you have done a great job here. Thanks for sharing.

-- Greg from Blaine, MN

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Bluepine38

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#2 posted 138 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, the chairs shows that you are not a newcomer to woodworking, and making it
for a very special person makes it even better. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#3 posted 138 days ago

I love rockers, and I’m sure you mom will love hers too!

-- Dean

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tyvekboy

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#4 posted 138 days ago

Nicely executed rocker.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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Rick

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#5 posted 138 days ago

Very Nice Project Indeed & Well Done! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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