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Project by Dale posted 09-28-2012 12:38 PM 1089 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 09-28-2012 12:48 PM

Awesome chairs. Excellent job.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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Wazy

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#2 posted 09-28-2012 12:59 PM

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 09-28-2012 01:57 PM

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 09-28-2012 02:02 PM

that is one beautiful chair. Nice job.

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woodworm

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#5 posted 09-28-2012 04:31 PM

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 09-28-2012 07:17 PM

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

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#7 posted 09-28-2012 07:55 PM

I say, your chair is rocking!

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#8 posted 09-28-2012 09:49 PM

Absolutely beautiful.

-- Dale, Ohio

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 09-29-2012 01:02 AM

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 09-29-2012 03:36 AM

great looking rockers. both are beautiful.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Dale

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#11 posted 09-29-2012 12:33 PM

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 12-03-2012 05:01 PM

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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