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12-02-2015 01:46 AM

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Greetings from the frozen north! I am about to begin my Hal Taylor rocker and want it to have the “horns” on top of the chair vs the headrest being flush at the top. I’ve read that if you invert(flip upside down) the headrest part of the chair it will achieve that but your head won’t be supported anymore, thus needing to lengthen the back legs.

Anybody have an experience with this?
If so how much have you lengthened the back leg assemblies?

I assume you just add length beyond the top of the template of give it horns, plus add the difference of the arch of the headrest.

I’m thinking laying it it out with some cardboard and measuring it against my own measurement of me sitting; measuring from the back of my head to my hindquarters.

If it doesn’t work out or is too complicated i’ll do it according to plan, its still a jaw dropping chair but I’m partial to the little horns on the top.

Any help or advice will be appreciated!

BTW I work ridiculous hours and have 3 small ones so I may not respond for a day or two but I’ll do my best

-Semper Fi

-- -Redwood Falls MN


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