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Walnut And Danish Cord Rocking Chair

author-gravatar Dylan Jul 30, 2015



Built a full scale model in pine to test the geometry and joints, wrapped in packing wrap. 

8/4 walnut #2 commons at $5 b/f, took my time finding decent lengths. I think it took about 15 board feet.

Milled to manageable pieces.

Laying out the pieces based on the templates I made from the pine model

Cutting the joints, took about 3 or 4 passes with the dado stack. 

Satisfying

Shaping and fitting the floating tenons

2" Flush trim bit to square up the two sides

A bit of handwork to finish

Dry fit

Tung oil applied

The many iterations

Weaving

Finished

4 comments

The weaving is mesmerizing. Love the outcome of this project! 

Kudos, that's some great work, what an awesome design.

Nicely done, the weaving looks harder than the woodwork.

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