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Project by jmurf posted 10-01-2020 10:23 PM 1113 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Following a Mike Pekovich plan from Fine Woodworking, I finally completed the craftsman rocker. Attached is a photo pre finish and one finished. I followed Jeff Jewitt’s finishing technique using a reddish brown trans tint dye, arm r seal seal a cell, and arm r seal poly. Seat I had made professionally.

I say I finally finished as this started in spring 2019. I got a little stuck working on the angled tenons to create the splay.

Enjoy





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#1 posted 10-01-2020 11:27 PM

The rocker looks great. It looks like you got the angles right. How does it rock?

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#2 posted 10-02-2020 01:51 AM

Nice work. It looks very nice.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#3 posted 10-02-2020 02:20 AM

Stunning – a real challenge and you knocked it out. I’m very impressed…

-- Bstrom

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#4 posted 10-02-2020 01:42 PM

It rocks great on a hardwood and tile, not as great on the carpet. It was for my wife and she enjoys it. Might try a morris chair for myself with a little more room. Thanks

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