Chair Rescue

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Project by knine posted 10-23-2015 04:17 PM 779 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This rocker belonged to my grandparents,found it above my parents garage,haven’t seen it it for over 45 years,couldn’t bare to throw it away so I took it apart ,repaired the seat took out all(12) the nails,stripped the paint,reglued all the joints repaired 1 rocker,used 2 layers of milk paint,penetrating oil and finished off with wax.It now belongs to my sister.

-- K9 Ohio

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#1 posted 10-23-2015 06:44 PM

Just beautiful. I’ll bet finding it brought a lot of good memories. I’m certain that your grandparents would be very proud of you for restoring their rocker. It’s really eye catching.

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#2 posted 10-23-2015 09:04 PM

Its great to see that you brought new life to your grandparents’ rocker. You have done a wonderful job restoring ot and I’m sure it will be a special chair for you family for many generations.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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