Free custom rocking chair instructions (similar to the SM style)

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03-02-2009 06:41 PM

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All the good stuff even shop secrets and the jigs I use. Over 40 pages with pictures and detailed instructions to make a Grandpa rocker, as an heirloom, with your own flair added to the Sam Maloof style. This is a draft copy of the student manual I give in my rocking chair classes. Of course some of the advanced techniques are not in this draft, but everything is there to make a nice custom rocker. In fact you will get more free info and proprietary stuff than in other offers costing hundreds.

I have made this offer in the past and was overwhelmed, but during a long convalescent I have caught up and am able to make this information available again.

You must go to my web site at then send the applicable code # found at the ‘classes/code’ bar button on the left side of the opening page. If you send me an email to I can attach the file to my reply. If you use the LJ format I can not attach the info. To expoedite place the code #, only, in the subject line. All the rest of the emails I delete or review later.

I use a code # in the subject line so I know it is not junk mail, but a serious woodworker. I offer a lot of services tagged with code #s so please be accurate. This code # changes daily so be sure to use the correct #.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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#1 posted 03-02-2009 07:43 PM

Many thanks for making this offer again Bill, it is very much appreciated.

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#2 posted 03-02-2009 09:13 PM

Thank you! A very generous offer.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 03-03-2009 05:38 AM

Would love to help, but you must go to my web site at and send me the code #. I can then attach the file. Can’t do it using this format on LJ.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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#4 posted 03-03-2009 01:17 PM

Thanks Bill,

When I joined LJ’s I found your original offer, and was disappointed to find that it had been discontinued.

I am ecstatic that you have revived the offer. A few months ago I bought some Zebrano for a rocker for my wife. Now I know she’ll get a good one.

I have sent my request.

Thanks again.

-- I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.

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#5 posted 03-03-2009 06:35 PM

Wood, I can not use LJ format to attach the file. Please send me an emil to and use only the code # in the subject line and I will respond.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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#6 posted 03-03-2009 06:54 PM


Thanks you so much for your offer. It is appreciated very much.

Wayne Raley

-- Wayne

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#7 posted 03-03-2009 07:02 PM

would love to reply, but LJ format will not let attach the file. Send me an email to and be sure to use the code # in the subject line.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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