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Thank You Hal Taylor

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Project by bigpops0259 posted 01-27-2019 02:25 PM 682 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thank You Hal Taylor. Wish this was my design but it wasn’t. Started this project about two years ago. Got put on hold due to moving in to New Shop 2000 sq. ft. Building. Was half way done at that point. Somehow during the move the ebook would not open to the files need to finish to his design. So contacted Hal and he sent me a new ebook. So this is the final product. Thank you again Hal. Walnut. Cherry. Curly maple. Oil finish. Very fun to build. But a lot of sanding. I have never been able to follow any designed project directions but Hal was very good.
Sorry pic are bad but my camera does work with new laptop,so have to use phone camera. Doesn’t do my projects justice.

-- Marty Ohio





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 01-27-2019 03:33 PM

Beautiful, curly maple seat and rockers are a work of art

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 01-27-2019 03:52 PM

Extraordinary design and joinery.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 01-27-2019 04:31 PM

I love the sculpted look of the chair. It may not be “your design”, but it is certainly well crafted by you.

-- George Cherry Hill

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Kerux2

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#4 posted 01-27-2019 06:38 PM

This is very sweet!

-- Hey I'm Dyslexic! I don't have all day to check and re-check forum post.

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#5 posted 01-27-2019 08:00 PM

Beautiful!! seems like you would fall out a lot though

-- if it is to be it is up to me

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#6 posted 01-27-2019 09:25 PM

Beautiful.

-- Petey

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#7 posted 01-27-2019 09:57 PM

“Exquisite workmanship” would be an understatement. Beautifully crafted. Hal Taylor’s design is superb, but you made it happen guy. Well done!

-- Live to putter...putter to live!

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#8 posted 01-28-2019 02:54 AM

Beautiful work.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#9 posted 01-28-2019 04:43 PM

i never get tiered seeing a well crafted sculpted rocker.this is a true beauty,well done.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 01-30-2019 02:32 PM

Using contrasting woods on the laminate rockers is a bold move because they’ll reveal any discrepancies in the shaping far more than a solid-colour rocker.

Well done. Beautiful piece.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#11 posted 01-31-2019 06:47 AM

Wow that is great, I like the seat contrast with the legs. I think your multi color lams in the rockers is very challenging. In shaping I think they could really show off blemishes in the curves, yours are great. I just finished my third Hal Taylor Rocker.

Mark

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