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Hardy Rocker - rocking chair designed by David Irwin at Another Country for AUTHOR

Regular price £1,250 Sale

Proudly made in Britain by the talented craftspeople at the Another Country workshop.

The Hardy Rocker is Solid Certified Oiled Ash or Oak and designed by Northern Irish designer, David Irwin. A fine combination of both the Captain’s Chair and Smokers Bow designs dating back to the 19th century. Available in three varieties: Ash, Black Lacquered Ash and Oak.

Free UK Delivery on all orders over £80*


  • Width: 585mm / 23″
    Height: 1204mm / 47 3/8″
    Depth: 807mm / 31 3/4″
    Seat height: 403mm / 15 7/8″

  • This piece is made to order. 6 to 8 weeks.

    AUTHOR will deliver your product as quickly and as carefully as possible. We pride ourselves on our fastidious packaging and despatch service. Where our products are handmade, your order could take a matter of weeks; in these instances we will provide you an approx. leadtime and then keep you updated by phone or email as to the progress of your order. Where there’s a short wait for hand-crafted items made in small batches or for a custom order, trust us; it’s always worth it. Any item intended as a gift is beautifully wrapped, as standard.

    Orders under £80 incur a delivery charge of £7. Delivery is free for orders of standard products over £80. Delicate or non-standard pieces are marked as such and incur a delivery fee depending on your location and the size/weight of the piece.


  • Do not use spirits, bleaches or any other chemical cleaners to clean the timber. Please ensure that direct contact with hot objects is avoided by using tablemats. Avoid spillages and do not use any corrosive products such as bleach anywhere near the timber. Any spillages should be wiped clean as quickly as possible. Once the immediate spillage is cleared, ensure that the whole surface is wiped clean.
    For long-term general maintenance, periodic reapplication of wax is required. Ideally, the furniture should be waxed once every six months to a year. You will need to use a clear hard wax. We recommend getting professionally done if you are unsure.
Why we love this product

A classic rocking chair design.

This rocking chair is perfect in a nursery, lounge or on a patio. Nothing quite compares to the soothing gentle sway of rocking back and forth. The chair gets its name from Thomas Hardy, the Dorset-born poet, who wrote the poem, Old Furniture, about the beauty of furniture. 

The Hardy Rocker is Solid Certified Oiled Ash or Oak and proudly made in Britain by the skilled craftspeople at Another Country workshop. It is perfect for tailored cushioning for both seat and back.

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