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Gifts #2: Gift of a Child's Rocking Chair for my Great Grandaughter

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Blog entry by Jim Jakosh posted 05-14-2019 11:49 AM 551 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a gift to my great granddaughter from LJ Doug Scott. Thank you very much, Doug. This is a beautifully designed and crafted chair.

As you can see McKinlee is very happy with it!! She did not want to leave it!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!



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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 05-14-2019 12:31 PM

A beautifully built rocking chair for a very precious beautiful great granddaughter. Love her expression in the last photo; priceless!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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anthm27

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#2 posted 05-14-2019 01:26 PM

Lovely Chair and obviously a very generous friend.
Nice one Jim, and thank you for your kind comment on my recent Blog.
It means a lot to get a comment from someone that has been around here on LJs for such a long time.
Thank you.

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kiwilynne

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#3 posted 05-14-2019 06:25 PM

That’s a great-looking chair. Already being given good use, too :)

-- Lynne, New Zealand - Crikey, Aussie is another country, Bro.

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stefang

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#4 posted 05-14-2019 07:36 PM

Beautiful little chair. The indentation in the seat makes it look very comfortable to sit in. No wonder your cute little great grandchild loves it!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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lew

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#5 posted 05-14-2019 08:37 PM

Both are gorgeous!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 05-14-2019 08:56 PM

What a great gift, McKinlee seems to love it. All you have to do is add your Chevy bowtie.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 05-14-2019 09:02 PM

Beautiful and B E A U T I F U L !!

Great work! :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 05-15-2019 05:16 AM

Thanks for the nice comments. And Thank you Doug for such a beautiful chair!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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mafe

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#9 posted 05-15-2019 10:08 AM

What a wonderful story, lovely and lucky girl.
Doug you made a fine work on that chair, no doubt she will be happy for many years there.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 05-15-2019 12:14 PM

Thanks, Mads.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 05-16-2019 10:24 PM

Well built solid chair.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 05-16-2019 10:45 PM

Hi Brian. Doug builds all solid furniture.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 05-17-2019 02:21 AM

Doug did well Jim as you can see from the little one’s picture.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Rosepedal27

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#14 posted 05-23-2019 09:21 PM

Another heirloom. Adorable

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 05-24-2019 10:35 AM

Thanks Tony and Pattie. Yes, she loves the chair ! I saw a rocking horse in a post yesterday that may be on the back burner in the shop. She needs to be a little older and a bit more steady to use one of them, though.

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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