Heirloom Project This Solid And Unique Rocker Will Provide Many Years Of Enjoyment It Will Be The Center Of Attention In Any Room And Will Be Handed Down Through Your Family For Generations To Come
Heirloom project this solid and unique rocker will provide many years of enjoyment it will be the center of attention in any room and will be handed down through your family for generations to come is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by earl with ID 13825673908 was uploaded on 18-03-2019 and has been viewed 22,818 times.
Build a Charles Rohlfs Rocking Chair Photos by Peter Marcucci; Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 5/5,LENGTH/TIME - 4/5,COST - 3/5,SPECIAL TECHNIQUES - WORKING WITH ANGLES Most woodworkers are familiar with arts and crafts makers such as Morris, Stickley and Greene.
Their furniture has been reproduced by many woodworkers and is routinely featured in woodworking magazines.Charles Rohlfs has not received the same popularity.Rohlfs was born in Brooklyn in 1853 and trained as a designer and draftsman.
He and his wife, detective novelist Anna Katherine Green, moved to Buffalo, New York.Like many of us, Rohlfs couldn't afford to by quality furniture and began to design and build furniture for his home and then professionally.
His work contains many elements of arts and crafts furniture, but is set apart by its unique details.His furniture is rare and Rohlfs' works are highly valued at auction.Rohlfs' Oak Rocker, first built in 1898, is a mix of arts and crafts and Asian styles.
Only one original rocker is known to exist.Until recently it has been in a private collection but has now been gifted to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, near Pasadena, California.
Knowing the overall height, width and depth of the rocker, and...