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A Rocking Chair for a Friend

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Project by 32Plymouth posted 03-28-2017 01:49 PM 13298 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In 1995, I bought the plans for this little teddy bear rocker from Rockler. I built it for a friend’s son and it was a Christmas present. I now want to build another one of these chairs, but am unable to find the old plans (after all, it’s only been 21 years…). Rockler no longer sells these plans. If anyone seeing this has a set of the plans, I’d pay them to get a copy made and sent to me. Thanks.

-- Bob, Tennessee -- http://www.robertmead.blogspot.com





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chrisstef

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#1 posted 03-28-2017 02:07 PM

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32Plymouth

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#2 posted 03-28-2017 02:12 PM

Unfortunately, that link takes you to a dead page when you try to order. Thanks for trying. -Bob-

-- Bob, Tennessee -- http://www.robertmead.blogspot.com

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#3 posted 03-28-2017 02:37 PM

nice job

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 03-28-2017 02:58 PM

very nice ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#5 posted 03-28-2017 05:25 PM

Beuatiful chair. Why is a problem to make similar chair without plans? It’s not neccessary to match orignal in 1/16’’, I soppose.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 03-28-2017 05:53 PM

It’s a very nice rocking chair and the kids will love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Ottosan

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#7 posted 03-29-2017 03:18 AM

Nice cute rocking chair. Can certainly see why you’d like to build another one like it, seems like a perfect present to a kid. You did a good job and it’s probably still treasured.

You may have searched LJ already and seen this http://lumberjocks.com/projects/89050
but if you haven’t maybe send a pm to the ones who once had the plan as they may still have it and share?

(sorry if this is Captain Obvious territory.)

-- - Otto

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#8 posted 03-29-2017 10:58 AM

Just build it. Make your own plans sir…

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Mean_Dean

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#9 posted 03-31-2017 12:20 AM

I agree with Ivan (above), why not draw up your own plans and make them as close as you can? This way, you’ll have the plans for future chairs, and they’ll have your touch!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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mrfixer

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#10 posted 06-22-2017 06:08 PM

It’s a very nice rocking chair I think i will build one.

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#11 posted 06-23-2017 03:22 AM

Bob, let me know if you are still looking for the plans. Phil.

-- Phil

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#12 posted 10-13-2017 01:25 AM

I have a copy of the chair. I’ve built several of these. Email me and I’ll do my best to try to get you a copy. Please note that I’m in Canada.
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BlkLabGrandpa

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#13 posted 01-24-2019 05:36 PM

I have a new granddaughter on the way and would love to get a copy of the plans.

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