Woodcraft - Woodworking Project Paper Plan to Build Boston Rocking Chair
Make this Boston Rocking Chair with its authentic New England style a feather in your cap.Your success is ensured with all drilling angles, joinery and components clearly shown on the plan in full...
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Make this Boston Rocking Chair with its authentic New England style a feather in your cap.
Your success is ensured with all drilling angles, joinery and components clearly shown on the plan in full size. The runners are easily cut using the full size pattern -- no enlarging necessary, but transfer paper helps. Decorative pattern for the top back rail included.
Includes full-size blueprint style plan with all joinery shown in actual size, bill of materials/cutting list, detailed exploded diagram, and hardware requirements list. Measure and trace straight from the drawing if necessary.
NOTE: The exploded diagram is so detailed that project specific assembly instructions are not provided.
- The chair is 41" high, 18" deep.
- Project Level: Intermediate
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This plan is just the detailed drawing, as it explains. It does not have any step-by-step instructions. It's a big 36x48 piece of paper that I hung up in my shop and referenced constantly while I was engaged in building the rocker. It was an awesome reference, and as it is full size, it made it easy to compare pieces in size by simply holding them up to the plan. The nice thing too is that you can be creative & flexible with shapes and some sizes, lengths of thing. I modified it a bit as I had a hard time turning the back spindles, so I made some rectangular tapered spindles that worked out nicely. If you want to see photos of the one I built, check it out here: https://www.instagram.com/p/BjC82VRA73O. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions. Thanks for the drawing!