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Project by Dale posted 569 days ago 974 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished my second rocker, this one in Cherry. This one took much less time than the first, which was done in Black Walnut. Maybe I’m fiinally getting the hang of it. Well, five adult kids and only two rockers, better get busy. Thanks for looking.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.





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DonDA

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#1 posted 569 days ago

Awesome chairs. Excellent job.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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Wazy

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#2 posted 569 days ago

Wow! Magnificent! Great balance. I really really like the look. They are “beckoning” in there design and “warm & cozy” in their appeal. Two very important goals for chairmakers. Congrates on a very high quality project. Wally

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HalDougherty

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#3 posted 569 days ago

Beautiful work! Christmas is getting closer all the time. How long did it take for each build?

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Lanaug

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#4 posted 569 days ago

that is one beautiful chair. Nice job.

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woodworm

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#5 posted 569 days ago

really beautiful rocker – fantastic work.
Looks like you’re ready to build many more, now start rocking your shop!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 568 days ago

This is really a nice piece. You did a great job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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steamfab

76 posts in 683 days


#7 posted 568 days ago

I say, your chair is rocking!

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Dale J Struhar Sr

302 posts in 1632 days


#8 posted 568 days ago

Absolutely beautiful.

-- Dale, Ohio

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 568 days ago

That is a beautiful rocker. You did a super job on the build and I envy your talent.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 568 days ago

great looking rockers. both are beautiful.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Dale

390 posts in 1683 days


#11 posted 568 days ago

Thank you all for the kind comments. Hal, the first one took over a year, on and off with a lot of frustration. The second took about 180 hours. Once you complete one you realize that there not as difficult as they look.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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HorizontalMike

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#12 posted 503 days ago

Wow! Great lines and finish. Makes you just want to sit down and wiggle around in it! Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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