Scott Morrison's rocking chair with cradle
The chair shown in English Walnut
Scott Morrison writes:
'Here I updated a 1700's stlye Windsor Nanny Rocker using
Sam Maloof's Classic Rocking Chair design as a basis. I wanted to
add interest by creating different shapes for the cradle's base and
its rail. That is, the rail follows the shape of the base (as seen from
above) as well as having a shape of its own moving up and down (as
seen from the front). A unique side-effect and challenge of this
design would then be to create spindles that would connect the
asymmetrical shapes of the base and the rail.
The spindles must therefore be duplicated in a uniform
manner along the cradle base, while also being dynamically
sized to accommodate the bi-directional flow of the rail'