Shaking chairs started to appear in the late 1700s when somebody ingeniously thought of adding skates or rockers to the bottoms of grown-up furniture, just like a child's rocking cradle or rocking horse.
A shaking chair is split into 5 components: the rocker, the seat, the legs, the backrest, and also the armrests. The parts of the shaking chair which links the rocker to the rest of the chair are the legs. The component of the shaking chair that is directly sustained by the legs is called the seat.
The initial thing to ask on your own is where are you going to place your rocking chair? If indoors by the fireplace or the family room, you could select a supported or hardwood rocking chair made of light maple or yellow-colored oak.