My 1st Mahogany Rocking Chair / Hal Plans

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Project by Rasim Ramadan posted 05-21-2009 06:56 PM 4239 views 8 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello friends,
This is my 1st RC, hope you like it, it took me 2 months to finish it.

By the way without Hal’s Plans I could never do this as I am still a novice in wood works

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#1 posted 05-21-2009 07:02 PM

Looks swell aka terrific for those of you under 50. A great chair and nice finish. any more photos?

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Rasim Ramadan

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#2 posted 05-21-2009 07:03 PM

Yep now they are 3 photos
Thank you

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#3 posted 05-21-2009 07:20 PM

Beautiful job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 05-21-2009 07:26 PM

You don’t look like a novice to me. Great job. I really love rocking chairs and that one is a beauty.


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Derrek LeRouax

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#5 posted 05-21-2009 07:35 PM

You reference “Hal’s plans”, is that something you are willing to share? I have always dreamed of making my own rocking chair… Any suggestions?

-- Derrek L.

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Rasim Ramadan

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#6 posted 05-21-2009 07:47 PM

believe me Derrek
I was interested in building telescopes, not rockers, but Hal plans made me attracted to this hobby more, it is well instructed and I am planning to buy his new version of plans soon.

more over this man will be your friend and indeed he will offer you any help you could ask for, he is such a nice fellow.

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#7 posted 05-21-2009 07:51 PM

Wow, for a novice you created an heirloom first try. What a treasure. Great job.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Rasim Ramadan

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#8 posted 05-21-2009 08:02 PM

Thanks every one love your generous words

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#9 posted 05-21-2009 10:11 PM

Beauty of a chair. Cannot detect anything “novice” about it. Great job.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 05-21-2009 10:16 PM

Very nice work!

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#11 posted 05-22-2009 12:02 AM

A novice no more. Would like to know more about Hal’s plans, like how to acquire them.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#12 posted 05-22-2009 12:16 AM

Adventurer, you’ve done a great job here. I’ll look forward to seeing another one from you. :)

I’ve been considering buying Hal’s plans for some time. For those of you asking I believe the plans refered to are Hal Taylor’s at rocker plans .

Adventurer…thanks for posting this.

-- Martin, Kansas

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William King

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#13 posted 05-22-2009 12:22 AM

Beautiful rocking chair and telescope. I just finished my first Hal Tayler rocking chair and starting #2. I can see these rocking chairs can become habit forming. I am also a amateur astronomer

-- William King, Florida,

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#14 posted 05-22-2009 12:53 AM

Great Job !!and its your first one wow. I’d like to do one one of these days

Great Job!!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#15 posted 05-22-2009 02:27 AM

Fantastic job.

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