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Project by gerrymorrell posted 10-20-2009 04:48 AM 2043 views 7 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Both of these chairs were delivered today to The Texas Furniture Show. The rocker was constructed of air dried Black Walnut.

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#1 posted 10-20-2009 04:53 AM

Beautiful. Hopefully someday I’ll have the aptitude and ability to make such fine furniture.

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#2 posted 10-20-2009 05:12 AM

Beautiful chairs good luck at the show.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 10-20-2009 05:21 AM


-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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#4 posted 10-20-2009 06:46 AM

Oh my!!!! Malooff would be proud!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 10-20-2009 11:05 AM

Excellent work!
Can this two-seater rocker stand the weight of two persons? just curious.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 10-20-2009 11:42 AM

Man, that is fantastic work and very beautiful design. I showed my wife your last two seater and she insisted that the unsupported span on the back top rail would be too weak. I couldn’t convince her otherwise. As they say, nobody pays attention to a prophet in his own land.Could you just say a few words on that so I can win the argument? I’m sure she will believe you.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 10-20-2009 11:59 AM

Great Job, Beutiful. My dream is to build a Roker. How many hours of construction led to first.

-- Aflixa - Granja - Portugal

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#8 posted 10-20-2009 12:56 PM

The double rocker will support two people of a reasonable weight. A couple at 150 pounds each would be no problem.
You have to be reasonable. Don’t sit a pair at 300 pounds each. A single rocker will easily accommodate the heavier folks.
Aflixa, the double rocker has about 120 hours labor.
Mike, you and your wife are both correct, it just depends on how much load you intend to place on the chair.

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#9 posted 10-20-2009 02:28 PM

Spectacular design and execution. I wouldn’t know where to begin to build a chair like that. My hat’s off to you!

-- Build for the joy of it!

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#10 posted 10-20-2009 02:34 PM

That is an outstanding chair. I need to find a way to go to that furniture show before it closes.

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#11 posted 10-20-2009 03:17 PM


-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#12 posted 10-20-2009 03:48 PM

Beautiful setee rocker in the Maloof style. He would be proud of it.

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

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#13 posted 10-20-2009 03:52 PM

Gosh, now I really do have to make it to Kerrville this year! Outstanding!

-- Paul, Texas

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#14 posted 10-20-2009 04:17 PM

Nothing short of spectacular!!!!!!!

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#15 posted 10-20-2009 05:03 PM

Thanks for your answer Gerry. Shucks, now the wife will never give in when the next one comes up. I have to admit she is right more often than me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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