3rd Rocking Chair build

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Project by Buzz posted 01-15-2013 07:06 PM 1373 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chair is a medium made from Black Walnut. A gentleman had it built for his wife for their wedding anniversary. She’s one lucky lady.

-- Buzz Oakfield New York

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#1 posted 01-15-2013 07:17 PM

Very nice work Buzz ,looks fantastic.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-15-2013 07:41 PM

Beautiful! Love the joinery and the wood. So sweet!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 01-15-2013 08:54 PM

Love the chair- great work!

-- The greatest risk is not taking one...

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#4 posted 01-15-2013 08:57 PM

Over the top project! Smashing. You’re really good on this.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#5 posted 01-15-2013 09:14 PM

Wow—I wish my wife would step up the anniversary presents. That’s beautiful!

-- Chad in Charleston, SC,

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#6 posted 01-15-2013 09:23 PM

All three of your rockers look great. The way yo have lined up the pattern on the back slats looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 01-15-2013 09:32 PM

Your chairs are masterpieces. Really elegant and nicely built.

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#8 posted 01-16-2013 01:27 AM

Buzz, that is one beautiful rocker. What finish did you use.

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

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#9 posted 01-16-2013 01:31 AM


-- Odysseus -- "No man is an island"

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#10 posted 01-16-2013 02:26 AM

All three look very nice, I am slowly getting my projects done so I can get started on one. If any of mine look half as good as these I will be a happy man. Buzz you have done a beautiful job on all three.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#11 posted 01-16-2013 04:32 AM

All 3 very well done – Heirlooms…......

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#12 posted 01-16-2013 12:49 PM

The finish is Deft Danish oil Natural with a little extra satin poly added. This is the finish of choice by Hal

-- Buzz Oakfield New York

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#13 posted 01-16-2013 01:22 PM

That is an outstanding chair. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#14 posted 01-16-2013 02:35 PM

Like all the fantastic rocking chairs you made. Beautiful wood, design and finish, will be enjoyed for many years.


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