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The idea of shaping wood can be daunting for some, especially when you leave the realms of square and rectilinear sections to broach a freeform appearance for the organic look that this rocking chair exemplifies. Mostly it’s about contrast – where we leave our comfort zones, and the lines we rely on, for the challenge of something different. Following the steps given in this more complex section of building the rocking chair, the video gives you peace of mind as you rise to the challenge of a range of shaping and mortising techniques. The result is shaped arms that defy reason with the solid joinery that has built-in longevity and beauty.