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Project by tynewman posted 04-04-2020 03:19 PM 686 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished my second rocker. Cherry with 6-7 coats of a poly/oil mix rubbed in.
I tweeted a few things about hat I wasn’t really fond of on my first one. I did have one mishap when one of the dowels for the headrest blew out. I ended up replacing the headrest.
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I think there is at least one more in my future. A couple more things I’d like to try. I better figure out how to sell these things, or I’m going to end up with a house full of rockers.

-- Ty





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Myles Standridge

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#1 posted 04-04-2020 03:33 PM

Nice job! I finally finished my first one a couple of months ago and there are plenty of things I want to change on my next one, mostly better grain matching, which you did a good job of.

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tynewman

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#2 posted 04-04-2020 03:40 PM

Thanks. I make sure to get all matching pieces from the same board, and to get similar grain. It’s starting to become an addiction

-- Ty

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Moose5

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#3 posted 04-04-2020 04:05 PM

Awesome job Ty! I really don’t think you will have a hard time selling it. Sometimes it’s harder to let something that nice go. I would like to have your talent to make a rocker that well!

..Ed

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mut

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#4 posted 04-04-2020 04:11 PM

Beautiful!

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Andre

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#5 posted 04-04-2020 04:27 PM

That is one fine looking Chair!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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sras

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#6 posted 04-04-2020 05:05 PM

Beautiful chair! There’s worse things than having a house full of those… :)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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pottz

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#7 posted 04-04-2020 07:43 PM

beautiful chair ty,you gotta be glad you redid the head rest or you would have regretted it.thats a chair sam would give you a pat on the back for.

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

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Peteybadboy

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#8 posted 04-04-2020 08:16 PM

That is awsome.

-- Petey

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oldrivers

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#9 posted 04-04-2020 11:26 PM

Beautiful Rocker this is my Favorite style Rocker, Job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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tynewman

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#10 posted 04-05-2020 01:45 AM

Thanks for all the kind remarks. For some reason this is one of those things I just have to get right.

-- Ty

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therealSteveN

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#11 posted 04-05-2020 06:31 AM

Lovely chair. Cherry done right is a beautiful sight to see.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Tony_S

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#12 posted 04-05-2020 12:59 PM



For some reason this is one of those things I just have to get right.
- tynewman

Anything Maloof is serious heirloom furniture. It would be a shame to ‘half ass’ anything on any of his designs.
Looks Awesome.

-- “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” – Plato

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 04-07-2020 11:37 PM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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DocK16

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#14 posted 04-14-2020 01:31 PM

Ive made several of these and know it can be tough getting gap free joints in the seat/legs You did a great job

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