Pine Rocker

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 06-11-2017 02:10 AM 1479 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was actually my first attempt at a carved rocking chair. I did it out of Beetle Kill Pine because of stock on hand. Oddly it’s been the most popular for me. So I am posting this to point out many things that I need to improve as I am starting 3 more of them.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 06-11-2017 02:28 AM

good looking chair Monte, I bet its comfortable with the curved lumbar support

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#2 posted 06-11-2017 02:45 AM

WOW Monte,

You’re batting a thousand! 3 more? Spec pieces or are they customer orders?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 06-11-2017 02:52 AM

I have made 2 since this one that I felt were improved over this one.

The next ones are orders.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 06-11-2017 03:04 AM

Very good sculptured chair Monte you do good work, that chair looks inviting to a good nap, keep posting your good work.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 06-11-2017 03:35 AM

Congratulations Sir, You’ve come a long way, and it’s in your signature wood.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 06-11-2017 03:43 AM

Great rocking chair. I hope you tested it out yourself. Nice contoured back.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 06-11-2017 03:53 AM

well I gotta say monte your first attempts are better than what most do with a lot practice and many attempts-lol.i love that you are constantly evolving and growing,and I love watching it happen buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#8 posted 06-11-2017 04:31 AM

I see a nice Rocker there Monte, but no construction information, so its a bit hard to comment on and improvements needed as it looks A OK to me.

So in saying that if you consider it a prototype and then improve on the next 3 so be it, but from what I see it would only be refinments from No 1.

Sculpting chairs is a very rewarding activity as it allows the creator open licence to do it the way they want, use the tools they want and create a unique item at the finish. It certainly has a definate Sam Maloof look about it!

-- Regards Rob

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#9 posted 06-11-2017 06:53 AM


-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#10 posted 06-11-2017 10:13 AM

great rocking chair
perfection is at imperfection
beautiful wood to me

-- bambi

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#11 posted 06-11-2017 10:29 AM

Very nice Monte! It was an instant like for me when I laid my eyes on your rocker! Don’t see a thing I would change. The way the back curves makes me think that it’s very comfortable to sit in and take a long nap! Love the good looking BKP also! Great work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#12 posted 06-11-2017 10:39 AM

Nice work, Monte!

-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 06-11-2017 11:11 AM

Nice rocker Monte… The only thing I would change is add rungs or braces between the legs….

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#14 posted 06-11-2017 12:48 PM

Monte, this rocker is such a nice piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#15 posted 06-11-2017 01:51 PM

Wowza nice work Monte,, looks great. Love the wood for this and looks very comfortable. You nailed it, of course I know there’s no nails. Lol

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

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