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The second rocking chair I made. I put slideshow on you tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fhnPvw7u4Q&fmt=37 .
-- Maraziukas, Lithuania, http://www.facebook.com/MMwoodwoking
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#1 posted 09-15-2011 02:45 PM
Wow… like, wow! Veeerry nice.I really like the contrasting wood at the foot.
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#2 posted 09-15-2011 02:55 PM
Wow, amazing. I also checked out your Ash Rocking Chair YouTube video. I liked the music there better, DIO!
-- Ev in Framingham, MA
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#3 posted 09-15-2011 04:01 PM
Magnificent! Whose plans did you use?
-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails
#4 posted 09-15-2011 04:30 PM
Thanks guys. I used Scott Morrison plans www.finewoodworker.com .
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#5 posted 09-15-2011 04:33 PM
Absolutely beautiful. Can I ask you about how many hours it took you? I’m considering trying one of these in the next year.
#6 posted 09-15-2011 05:15 PM
Actually, i don’t have a clue… It took me maybe three months working in the evenings, some times a couple of hours at weekends.
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#7 posted 09-15-2011 07:57 PM
Dare I say, this is one of the nicest Maloof-inspired chairs I have seen. It fits my tastes exactly.
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#8 posted 09-15-2011 09:31 PM
hi very very nice love the dark wood you did a great job with the build congratulation it will be a family air loom it will be handed down from one generation to the other i am siting writing this on the same rocker that i finished about 3 months ago the are great fun to build but a lot of sanding most of it by hand not my fervid thing to do but the end product is well worth the effort
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#9 posted 09-16-2011 12:02 AM
Very nice I hope mine turns out half as nice, I am using cherry.
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#10 posted 09-16-2011 12:53 AM
Great looking rocking chair
-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com
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#11 posted 09-16-2011 01:30 AM
Ditto Ditto and Ditto to all the above comments!
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#12 posted 09-16-2011 03:13 AM
This is one of the nicest rockers I have ever seen You guys that build these have my undying respect. I think I have enough wood and tools to do this but I lack the talent! How hard are the plans/instructions to follow? I would love to try one.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#13 posted 09-16-2011 03:26 PM
One of the finest examples I have ever seen. Spectacular work. Thank you for sharing.
-- Scott Morrison, Montana, http://www.finewoodworker.com
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#14 posted 09-16-2011 05:25 PM
Absolutely gorgeous!!! This is a new heirloom! The proportions, lines, overall beauty. This is an amazing work of art. Thanks for posting.
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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#15 posted 09-17-2011 12:40 AM
I agree, absolutely goregous. This is one amazing chair!! What finish did you use?
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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