Rockler Bear Chair

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Project by Bob Kollman posted 08-31-2009 05:53 PM 2288 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a christmas present for the granddaughters. I finished it on the first of febuary. December is not
a good month, no time to work in the shop

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#1 posted 08-31-2009 06:35 PM

Nice bobreally nice I might copy this for my grandson, but why did you spend all that money on a big bumper box of rags I would have given you my new clothes.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 08-31-2009 09:09 PM

If your granddaughters won’t take them, my daughters would definitely take them :-) Well done!

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#3 posted 09-01-2009 01:02 AM

Did you make these from a plan or just wing it? I really like the design and the finished product. I have 2 granddaughters that would like for Grandpa to make them a couple of those. And info on the plans or how you made the face sure would be helpful.

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#4 posted 09-01-2009 01:16 AM

Bob: Outstanding job on those rockers i love the design.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Bob Kollman

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#5 posted 09-01-2009 03:12 AM

outstanding design by “rockler” i followed a script, cost 10 bucks, but for 10 bucks they give you as little as they can, then charge 6 bucks for shipping. The plans were well written and easy to follow, but they print
the cut out patterns on both sides of the paper, duh (cheap).

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#6 posted 09-01-2009 03:59 AM

Bob, That’s a cute pair of Rockers. I’m sure the granddaughters love them.

-- John @

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#7 posted 09-02-2009 04:21 AM

Bob I love them.

They will love them!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#8 posted 09-05-2009 04:07 AM

Nice looking rockers. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 01-28-2010 03:44 PM

Bob, I love those little guys and am in the process of building one myself. I wish they had the drawings on seperate sheets so you could cut them out and glue them right on the template material. Anyway, I am making mine out of European beech and staining it w/ a Mission Oak stain. (tried the satin on some scrap and it’s gorgeous). Hope mine turns out as well as yours.

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#10 posted 05-30-2010 11:29 AM

I bet they wouldn’t care if it was in June as long as they got these cool chairs. They look great!

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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Bob Kollman

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#11 posted 05-30-2010 04:25 PM

Thanks DAWG, had to look up Luke 23:42-43. Looking forward to my day in paradice!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#12 posted 07-02-2010 04:56 PM

Those are sure to make some little ones smile ear to ear! Perfect!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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