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Build this
Child's ROCKER

Here is the orginal article straight from
Book No. 4509, PRACTICAL DELTA PROJECTS
NEW & NOVEL THINGS TO MAKE, BOOK 9
DELTA MFG. DIVISION

Child's
ROCKER
NOT recommended for beginners, this junior rocking chair in early American styling makes an attractive project, and is a worthy test of the craftsman's skill. It is advisable to make full size drawings to check the various angles involved. The height of seat is shown as 10-1/2 involved. be increased to 11-1/2 if the child is over 6 years.
Start with the seat. Mark the drilling lines for legs on the underside; mark the drilling lines or back spindles on top side. Any angle hole to be drilled must be lined up so that the drilling line comes under the drill point and is seen as a continuation of the drill centerline as viewed from the side e drill press. Under this condition, the tilt table angles given will be correct for the
It will take you about eighty-five hours on this job, according to Allan F. Kelsey, Seattle, who designed and made the original.
hole. The tilt of drill table is best measured with a tee. bevel, setting to 90 degrees plus the tilt. All turnings are square to round and are not difficult. Mortises for back rails should be cut while the stock is to 90 degr Back rails are steam bent to 90 degr or, more expensive but simpler, compound band sawed from thicker stock. All turnings are driven home with blind wedges.
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*********** WARNING***********
Read my page on safety before building this item.