HandCrafted Wooden Rocking Chair

HandCrafted Wooden Rocking Chair
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A rocking chair or rocker with two curved bands attached to the bottom of the legs, is a type of chair connecting the legs on each side to each other. Rocking chair legs goes back and forth to rock sitter. It is very similar to chair but rocking chair give more compart to one who is sitting on chair. When it comes to the many diseases of growing into our elder years — stiff joints, arthritis, insomnia, poor circulation, dementia, etc. — a good old fashioned rocking chair may be just what the doctor ordered. A rocking chair can provide a surprising source of exercise.

History

The rocking chair emerged in the 1700s, as American invention, but it’s design was based on rocking cradles dating back to ancient times. Originally it was made for outdoor furniture, soon after it made it’s place in indoor furniture. The chair was mainly used by seniors and by mothers as a way to help babies fall asleep. In present day, rocking chairs can be found in all types of colors and are made from a variety of materials, including metal and plastic. Despite the changes, there is still something iconic about the classic wooden rocking chair that can’t be beat. So let us get to know more about types of Wooden Rocking Chair.

white wooden rocking chair beside white wooden door

Types of Wooden Rocking Chair

Bentwood:

Mihael Thonet received a patent in 1856 for the process of bentwood manufacturing, when he and his five sons began to produce innovative ‘bentwood’ furniture. Rare Antique Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair Figural Embossed Pressed Wood with Griffins and Northwind Face. Item features figural pressed wood back and seat with griffin and northwind face.

Boston:

Boston were actually made in Connecticut. Boston rockers were traditionally made of oak and pine, painted black, and embellished with fruit and flower designs. They have a scrolled seat, spindled back, and a rolling headpiece. The Boston rocker was most popular from 1830 to 1890, and Lambert Hitchcock was one of the premier manufacturers.

Folding:

Folding rocking chair were popular starting in the 1870s. They come in a variety of styles, but are recognized by their ability to fold the back down to the seat. Folding chair legs can pivot to fold either under the seat, or at the seat. Most folding chairs pivot at the seat level. The seat aligns between the back support and thus there are designs that fold under the seats

Wicker:

grayscale photo of rocking chair

This wicker chair is a machine-manufactured rocking armchair from the early 20th century. These rocking chair was probably part of a sun parlor set, which included a sofa, side chairs, a table, a planter, and a floor lamp. The rocker is in good condition and may have its original finish. Although collectors prefer wicker painted white, green, or black, your chair is quite a find.

Pressed-Back:

The pressed back rocking chair was part of the colonial revival style that lasted from about 1870-1920. You can easily identify this style by the raised design of the wood on the back. Beware of reproductions this style became popular again in the 1980s. You can easily identify this style by the raised design of the wood on the back. Beware of reproductions, this style became popular again in the 1980s.

Ladderback:

The laddeback rocking chair is what many people think of when they think of a country rocking chair. It is easy to recognize with its tall back and horizontal slat design. Values vary based on style, age, and condition. There are many options when choosing the perfect rocking chair. Famous furniture makers with its traditional ladder-back design.

For many seniors, utilizing a rocking chair isn’t enough on its own to properly treat health conditions. Working with an in home caregiver can provide additional support and will help seniors maintain a sense of dignity and independence as they age into their older senior years. Rocking Chair makes one lead to healthy life as it is good for health. Take a look at the entire selection of Afday Wooden Rocking Chair and order yours rocking chair today.

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