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Rocking chair restoration/ resurrection

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Project by deerslayer_13 posted 642 days ago 910 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If this chair didn’t have some serious sentimental value it should have been burned. The chair is 40 years old and sat out in the weather for about the last 12 years. The client wanted it restored for his wife as a Christmas present. I spent about 12 hours just on stripping, sanding and repairing broken pieces. Finally when it was all said and done it was time to sit back and relax..and test it.





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Dale

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#1 posted 642 days ago

You done good, that is beautiful, better than when it was new.

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

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diggerdelaney

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#2 posted 642 days ago

Well done on the restoration of the chair. Finish is absolutly great

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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sras

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#3 posted 642 days ago

Nice save!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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oldnovice

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#4 posted 642 days ago

Dale took the words out of my mouth … how unsanitary! Beautiful restoration!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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GaryW

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#5 posted 387 days ago

Good work, but when I looked at photo one, all I could see was a pile of oak fishing lures, waiting to be turned.
But sometimes a rocker comes back to life.

-- GaryW, Edgefield SC, Too old to start over, can't remember why...

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