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Sculpted Rocking Chair: Cutting and rough shaping the headrest

     Posted on: October 26, 2010

I bet you were wondering when and/or if you’d see me writing about the Sculpted Rocking Chair build again here at the blog.  Well, wait no longer, at long last I’m back at it and writing about my progress. In reality, I have been doing some smaller bits of work ...

Sculpted Rocking Chair: Sculpting the Leg Joints

     Posted on: February 5, 2010

Well, now that the legs have all been attached it was time to start the shaping of the leg to seat joints.  If you’ve been following along, you know that there was a good amount of material that at each joint location that needed to be removed and sculpted into ...

Sculpted Rocking Chair: Front Leg Transitions and Gluing the Legs

     Posted on: January 12, 2010

The moment of truth finally arrived and it was time to glue up some of the parts of the chair that have been worked on for some time now.  I can tell you that with so much time put into creating these parts and knowing how fast a botched glue-up ...

Sculpted Rocking Chair: Rough Shaping the Arms

     Posted on: December 11, 2009

The arms for the chair start with two rectangular blanks about 5 inches wide.  These blanks needed to be roughly shaped before the outlines of the actual arms can be cut out at the band saw. The shaping process for the arms involves two steps.  The first step utilizes a jig ...

Sculpted Rocking Chair: Front Legs and Initial Leg Shaping

     Posted on: December 2, 2009

With the band sawing of the rear legs completed and the head rest holes drilled I set out to shape the rear legs and to band saw and shape the front legs. Some of the shaping of the legs could be done with a round-over bit in a router table however, ...

Sculpted Rocking Chair: More Rear Leg Work

     Posted on: October 28, 2009

Well, I have finally gotten back to work on the Sculpted Rocking Chair – yes, I know it’s been a while! When I last left the project, I had completed sculpting the seat.  With that task completed my attention turned back to more processing on the rear legs. The rear legs needed ...

A Summer of Turning…

     Posted on: October 5, 2009

So, it’s finally the fall season and I’m again getting back into the shop.  Man, do I have a lot of work waiting for me!  In addition to the always present shop clean-up activities, I have to finish my work on the Huntboard and then get back to the Sculpted ...

The Benefits of a Mentor

     Posted on: June 30, 2009

Since I returned from the Marc Adam's School, life has not offered much opportunity for me to get into the shop.  Rest assured that I will soon be doing some work to complete the Huntboard project and then I will be back onto the Sculpted Rocking Chair...nothing like having too ...

Classes at the Marc Adams School

     Posted on: April 26, 2009

I've mentioned before that I'm basically a self-taught woodworker.  Lot's of reading, watching videos and making mistakes have gone into my "training" in the craft.   Well, that's all about to change for the better... I had been thinking about the possibility of taking a class or two in some facet of ...

Sculpted Rocking Chair: Shaping the Seat

     Posted on: March 30, 2009

You may be wondering just when does the sculpting of this Sculpted Rocking Chair actually start? The answer is that is starts now! Well, maybe after a quick commercial interruption...you'll recall that in the last post I had glued the two perfectly good front legs together with a piece of two ...

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