Ripponlea Rocker 2 is a variation on
the original Ripponlea Rocker. The
client requested removal of the drawers
to lower the budget. In addition, they
wanted a lighter looking rocking chair,
with a more contemporary character.
The quirky angled "sticks" found in
some of my other pieces appealed to
them and were used to replace the
solid panels on both sides and the
back. The end grain of the "sticks"
can be seen on the armrests and the
back top rail.
The chair is a little less serious looking
than the original and has quite a
different personality. As each rocking
chair is custom made, a wide range of
design features, timber species and
upholstery types may be used.