Rocking Chair

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Project by abohnhoff posted 02-04-2016 04:03 PM 1341 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a rocking chair for my new baby girl that she will hopefully enjoy in a few years. Made out of 3/4” plywood and walnut. Fairly simple project out of Wood magazine. It was my first time concealing screws with a forstner bit and 3/8” dowel rods. Got some pretty cool looking sapwood at the beginning of the rockers. Primary tool was the bandsaw.

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#1 posted 02-04-2016 04:24 PM

Nice looking chair. the ply and walnut look good together.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 02-04-2016 06:31 PM

Looks good, I’m sure your daughter will enjoy in for years to come. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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#3 posted 02-04-2016 11:34 PM

Great project

My wood project

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#4 posted 02-05-2016 12:33 AM

nice looking rocker. The shape reminds me of the desks we had back in elementary school…

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#5 posted 02-05-2016 02:11 AM

I saw that project from wood. Have been thinking of doing this next. looks real good. Like the flair you did on the two rockers

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#6 posted 02-05-2016 02:05 PM

Awesome chair

My wood project

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#7 posted 02-05-2016 04:01 PM

Very nice.

-- Julian

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#8 posted 02-05-2016 04:05 PM

This rocking chair turned out nicely Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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