Thread: Platform Rocking Chair Plans
27th Feb 2006, 03:46 PM #1
Platform Rocking Chair Plans
I drew plans up 14 years ago for a platform rocker the plan is from a Chair that I was loaned, it was in pieces and only half there and it had been through a fire, The chair takes about 40 hours to build and is guaranteed to sort out any problems with spindle turning. To date I have made a total of six Chairs.
If any one wants a copy of the plan PM me and I will email (the file is to big for this forum)
Phil SpencerTwo things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I´m not so sure about the universe.
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28th Feb 2006, 12:29 PM #2
Sounds Interesting. Is there any chance of a picture.
28th Feb 2006, 01:39 PM #3
Don't want to look a gift plan in the mouth but.... Me too would like to see your plan, also may be interested in procuring such.
28th Feb 2006, 04:10 PM #4
Depending on the degree of difficulty
I would be interested
28th Feb 2006, 04:20 PM #5Originally Posted by OutsiderTwo things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I´m not so sure about the universe.
28th Feb 2006, 04:25 PM #6Originally Posted by ratchet
It is easy to make, you need a lathe with at least a 3' bed and a steady rest (the steady can be made using two skate board wheels) the rest is practice and persistence as I said earlier it sorts out your spindle turning skills and the skew chisel.
Every one PLEASE PM your email address as the pdf file is about 450k and too big for this forum to handle, the plans are free and I am happy to answer any questions regarding making the chair.
PhilTwo things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I´m not so sure about the universe.
28th Feb 2006, 04:49 PM #7
Fantastic looking chair Phil! Count me in PM'ing now..Updated 7th June 2015
28th Feb 2006, 04:50 PM #8
28th Feb 2006, 05:44 PM #9Originally Posted by ratchetTwo things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I´m not so sure about the universe.
28th Feb 2006, 06:27 PM #10
I'm interested. Hopefully I will be finished restoring the BS this week and the lathe is next on the list to be cleaned up. Looks like it would definately be great practice for spindle work!!Have a nice day - Cheers
22nd Apr 2009, 11:36 AM #11
Platform rocking chair plans
I am having turning lessons and I would like to add a platform rocking chair to my "dreams book".
I appreciate your offer. Beautiful piece of furniture.
My e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Oct 2010, 11:40 PM #12
Late to the party?
If you are still offering the plans, I've sent you my email address by private post.
I've inherited a platform rocker that looks very much like your plan - but all the upholstery is gone. I'm hoping your instructions will help me replace it so I can use the chair!
4th Oct 2010, 09:40 AM #13
I wouldn't put an email address on a public forum - the not so upright guys trawl the net for them
Hence Phil asking you to PM them
As I'm about to do
thanks for the offer of the plans Phil - that is very philanthropic of youregards
veni, vidi, tornavi
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4th Oct 2010, 02:04 PM #14
That is a great looking chair and a very generious offer. Count me in.
Sending a PM.
4th Oct 2010, 06:55 PM #15
Has any one a completed chair to show?Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I´m not so sure about the universe.
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