Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Scott Morrison inspired Custom Rocking Chair continues...Part 12...........


Here is an accessory to go with the rocking chair.   The stool is finished and the first finish coat has been applied.  A little steelwooling and several coats of poly/wax finish and it will be ready to use.   Rocking chair is almost ready for the first coat of oil finish. 

When chatting with the designer, he said a stool is mandatory when it will be used for rocking with a little one.


It allows the rockee to raise their legs a bit and not have to work so hard rocking. This chair is so comfy they may never get out of it.

It is around 16 inches wide, 8 inches deep and 7 inches tall and made out of the same walnut as the chair. Th legs are made from a piece of Shedua that I had around the shop.  The plugs are the same bloodwood as those in the chair.

The legs have a slight bevel to give a nice classy look to the stool.

We are still fine sanding everything and hope to have a finished photo to display soon.


Here is the stool top during some wet sanding  showing the wood color and grain contrast.....



Stay tuned for more updates soon......:-)

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