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Project by Clay Robinson posted 11-01-2010 05:09 PM 2646 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this rocking chair for our local hospital’s benefit auction.





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mnorusis

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#1 posted 11-01-2010 05:12 PM

great looking rocking chair…has it been auctioned off yet?

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#2 posted 11-01-2010 05:17 PM

a masterpiece…. no doubt it will auction well…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#3 posted 11-01-2010 05:19 PM

very nice

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#4 posted 11-01-2010 05:32 PM

mnorusis, To answer your question, yes, it has been auctioned. Went for $3100. I was shocked, to say the least. I can only hope others will be willing to pay me that much for one.

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#5 posted 11-01-2010 06:16 PM

well then HUGE congrats, beautiful work and a very nice amount of money for a worthy cause…reason to be doubly proud!

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#6 posted 11-01-2010 06:48 PM

Clay that is one awesome chair and a big congratulations with the benefit. I’m very impressed…. Very!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#7 posted 11-01-2010 07:29 PM

$3,100! Congratulations, a fitting tribute to a fine piece of craftsmanship.

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#8 posted 11-02-2010 12:32 AM

Great looking chair,congratulations on the auction. I’m sure everyone was happy, you, the buyer, and the hospital.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#9 posted 11-02-2010 02:40 AM

Nice Maloof, good cause.

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#10 posted 11-02-2010 02:46 AM

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#11 posted 11-02-2010 03:08 AM

Well done! Love the grain!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#12 posted 11-02-2010 06:04 PM

NICE TRIBUTE TO THE MALOOF STYLE OF ROCKERS. NICE PRICE THAT WAS PAID TOO. LIKE YOU SAID, I’D GET BUSY AND BUILD ANOTHER. TRY AND SELL IT FOR 3 GRAND.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 11-02-2010 06:09 PM

That’s really a wonderful rocker done with skill and it has a beautiful finish.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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