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Project by Hankenstein posted 12-03-2018 05:20 PM 2879 views 7 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recently finished this amazing chair after spending 3 years of off and on work on it. Definitely worth all the work. Made from 5/4 cherry cut from our property. I used Minwax Tung Oil finish.





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jutsFL

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#1 posted 12-03-2018 06:15 PM

Now that’s an impressive rocker!

Wow…

-- I've quickly learned that being a woodworker isn't about making flawless work, rather it's fixing all the mistakes you made so that it appears flawless to others! Jay - FL

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Andrek

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#2 posted 12-03-2018 06:32 PM

Impressive and looks heavy, the choice of cherry was a very brilliant idea, I don’t have acces to cherry anymore so I’M slightly jealous. bravo for the nice work and thanks for showing.

-- andrek

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oldnovice

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#3 posted 12-03-2018 06:38 PM

Now that’s a nice rocker!
Well done and beautiful.

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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oldrivers

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#4 posted 12-03-2018 07:24 PM

Neat chair, looks very durable, congratulations on a job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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fivecodys

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#5 posted 12-03-2018 07:29 PM

Great job. That is one of those projects that you just have to touch every-time you walk by.

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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#6 posted 12-03-2018 08:41 PM

Nice work

-- Vince

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leafherder

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#7 posted 12-03-2018 08:42 PM

A beautiful chair. Do you know how much lumber you needed to complete this? I have some walnut trees that I am hoping to harvest for a special project. And is that back carved or bent into that curving headrest?

Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

-- Leafherder

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#8 posted 12-03-2018 08:55 PM

Unique design well done.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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pottz

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#9 posted 12-03-2018 11:51 PM

wow its a rocking sculpture.an art work you can sit on.absolutely beutiful work.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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Captspaulding

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#10 posted 12-04-2018 01:28 AM

Man, that’s awesome, it screams, “sit in me!”

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RIBrian

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#11 posted 12-04-2018 01:36 AM

That chair could be on display at the Rhode Island School of Design. Amazing!

-- Puddy and paint make me what a carpenter I aint.

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#12 posted 12-04-2018 02:16 AM

Beautiful design and build.

-- AJ

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#13 posted 12-04-2018 06:06 AM

The work you put into your rocker makes it a work of art. beautiful

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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awsum55

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#14 posted 12-04-2018 07:44 AM

Super looking chair, very creative and well done. Welcome to LumberJocks, I’m looking forward to your future projects.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#15 posted 12-04-2018 09:13 AM

Awesome sculpturing! I can’t imagine the amount of dust you’ve dreated here!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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