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Project by mzmac posted 03-02-2011 05:36 PM 2246 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have always liked Sam’s style. Thank you Sam for your legacy.

This chair is made of walnut, ebony, and maple.

I had the privilege to build this rocker for a couple expecting their first child.





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therookie

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#1 posted 03-02-2011 06:11 PM

This is beautifal, where did you get your templates, I am thinking about making a rocking chair.

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 03-02-2011 06:16 PM

Great job. Very beautiful. I am sure the folks you gave it to are thrilled with it.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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mzmac

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#3 posted 03-02-2011 06:24 PM

I adapted templates from his article “How I make a Rocker”.

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 03-02-2011 06:41 PM

Great work, He would be proud! The man was a master!!!!!!! What a beautiful chair you have created.

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

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#5 posted 03-02-2011 06:43 PM

Beautiful very well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 03-02-2011 07:35 PM

you have lots of talent and time to create…nicely done..

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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Jonathan

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#7 posted 03-02-2011 09:15 PM

A thing of beauty and a wonderful rendtion of a master work.

Still on my list of things to attempt sometime in the next year or two, this has slowly been creeping towards the top of the list. Just not sure which plans/templates I’m going to go with for my first attempt.

Well done!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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lanwater

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#8 posted 03-03-2011 01:00 AM

Very nicely done!

It is a beautifull chair.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Joe

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#9 posted 03-03-2011 01:10 AM

You know…...........it’s guys like you that make me think I should take up golf instead.

-- Joe

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Christopher

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#10 posted 03-03-2011 01:55 AM

Matt, you never cease to amaze me….

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#11 posted 03-03-2011 04:51 AM

We’ll done. 100 years from now somebody else will be thinking the same.

-- Trees, a wonderful gift --Joe--

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amateur

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#12 posted 03-03-2011 12:32 PM

The love that went into it, the love that will take place on it, the love that will pass it on to someone else some day—furniture ain’t just furniture.

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tinnman65

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#13 posted 03-03-2011 03:35 PM

Nice rocker, very well done.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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EPJartisan

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#14 posted 03-04-2011 10:52 PM

Wow that’s really a great piece.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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mtkate

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#15 posted 03-05-2011 11:08 PM

Very inspiring.

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