Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'rocking chairs'

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Rocking Chair: An Online Course #1: Need Reference to a Good Book on Chair Making

01-18-2016 04:49 PM by HappyHowie | 6 comments »

Last week I surprised myself by signing up for an online woodworking course. I am expecting this course will help extend my woodworking skill set. Building a rocking chair will be a leap into unknown territory for me. I do not even know the terms or names given to chair parts. I am reassured that I will come out of this experience okay because I will get guidance from a master woodworker. I won’t be alone in new territory. I signed on a week late. I am expecting the full scale dra...

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Time lapse Woodworking #12: Sanding a Maloof rocking chair seat

06-03-2012 02:24 AM by Canadian Woodworks | 3 comments »

I’m sanding a solid walnut seat with a Festool RO150. I progress through sanding grits 150, 220, 320, 400, 500 and a burnishing pad. This is about a 40minute process made into a time lapse that is about 4:30 long. This is after I’ve ground out the seat using a kutzall carbide wheel, you can also view that process in my you tube channel. Thanks for watching and hope you enjoy.

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Rocking Chair featured in New Mexico Magazine

03-16-2010 10:40 PM by scott shangraw | 6 comments »

The most recent issue of New Mexico Magazine (April 2010) has featured our Black Walnut with Curly Cherry Rocking chair. This rocker was made for a woodworker friend of ours, to give to his wife for Christmas. The Black walnut came from an approximate 600 year old tree that was dead standing along the Hondo River, just outside of Ruidoso NM. It was some of the most beautiful walnut we have ever seen, with dark, almost black burling and blond sap wood going through it. The figure was incredibl...

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Rocking Chairs I Love #2: Survey of Contemporary Rocking Chairs

01-07-2009 03:26 PM by Furnitude | 0 comments »

This is the first of a series of posts on the contemporary rocking chair on Furnitude:

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