Rocking chair NO. 2

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Project by William King posted 07-01-2009 12:42 AM 2793 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This rocking chair is for my Dad. This chair is made of walnut and ash. The Finish is danish oil. The plans are from Hal Taylor.

-- William King, Florida,

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#1 posted 07-01-2009 12:44 AM

Awesome. Did Hal Taylor emulate Sam Maloof? These chairs are so beautiful….

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#2 posted 07-01-2009 12:55 AM

Hey william
wonderful, beautiful wood ,design and great build well done.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#3 posted 07-01-2009 02:06 AM

Looks comfortable!

Nice joinery!!

-- The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when someone is watching.

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#4 posted 07-01-2009 02:07 AM

absolutely beautiful. You made me google Hal Taylor. He looks comfy on his web site :)

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#5 posted 07-01-2009 02:53 AM

Really very very beautiful. Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 07-01-2009 03:06 AM

Your Dad will LOVE IT!

Great job!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#7 posted 07-01-2009 03:09 AM

William, you are a true craftsman, your joinery looks fantastic.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#8 posted 07-01-2009 03:32 AM

Great looking rocker. well done.

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#9 posted 07-01-2009 05:01 AM

Very nice work – love the grain symmetry in your seat glue up and the arms in photo 6.
So how much faster was this one to build since you had all the forms made this time around?

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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#10 posted 07-01-2009 05:26 AM

What splendid details! It really looks inviting. Your dad is truly blessed.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#11 posted 07-01-2009 06:21 AM

Thanks for all the great comments. And Dave I built this one in half the time.

-- William King, Florida,

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#12 posted 07-01-2009 04:13 PM

Super looking rocker, your Dad is lucky to have such a skilled and giving son. Beautiful.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 07-01-2009 07:42 PM

great job man thanks for sharing

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#14 posted 07-06-2009 05:55 PM

Can i adopt you and get one. Beautiful work

-- Nick , North Carolina " If we trust in GOD he will never put us in a place where his graces will not protect us "

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#15 posted 07-12-2009 06:31 AM

wow, will built

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you

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