Rocking Chair / April 30, 2018 / Ashlee Meyers
European in origin, the rocking chair is also thoroughly American. President Lincoln greatly enjoyed the comfort of his chair. He was relaxing in one at the theater on the night he was assassinated. One of the first things President Kennedy did after taking office was to install a rocking chair in the oval office. Unlike any other piece of furniture, wicker rocking chairs are among one of the most popular handed down pieces of furniture. The design of these chairs, offer unique benefits that are therapeutic to those who relax in them.
The most critically constructed and designed chair in the home is the one for rocking your baby, or child. This chair not only needs to be comfortable and safe, but needs to last a lifetime. You are filling this chair full of memories, as you rock your child to sleep. By building your own memorable chair with your own two hands, the chair becomes even more memorable. With a set of easy to follow rocking chair plans, it is much easier than you'd imagine. This chair you lovingly create will become a family heirloom, and one you may wish to hand down to your children when they start their own families many years in the future.
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