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I have built a few based on Norm's children's rocker he did quite a while ago. Two thinks though. It take a long time to make all the jigs to get the correct angles, I found the video a great help.
Second he used a laminated back. My first one crept because it got left in a hot car and I used yellow glue. I recommend thinner laminations and use epoxy glue.
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found a compilation of late -80's Fine Woodworking articles, in book form. There was a really complete, illustrated article, including measured drawerings, by Brian Boggs, on making a bent wood rocker. That one passed the SWMBO test.
As soon as the bathroom is finished being painted, I'm going to start on making the bending and lamination forms.
Everyone has to have 5 concurrent projects, right?
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On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 19:35:35 -0600, Patriarch

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I did find an Oct. 1983 article by Sam Aloof entitled "How I make a rocker" that may be of interest.
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wrote:

"Building a Bent-Back Rocker" Soft rock from hardwoods, Brian Boggs
from Fine Woodworking magazine, Sept 1989, 78:40-45
I found it in the compilation Traditional Furniture Projects, The Best of Fine Woodworking, 1991, ISBN 0-942391-93-4
Typical Boggs attention to detail and respect for traditional form, without slavish copying.
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On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 22:20:13 -0600, Patriarch

ISBN - although Amazon's artless search engine couldn't deal with dashes in the number or, for that matter, tell me that was a problem).
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