Finally going to finish my Maloof-style rocker!

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Steve
Corporate Member
Just delivered mine to my brother in Raleigh yesterday. His daughter is expecting his 1st grandchild, he saw mine and said he needed a rocker. So now my 8 y/o granddaughter and I getting ready to make a replacement. Lots of work but we have fun in the workshop. Glad your getting back to yours.
 

ScottM

Scott
Staff member
Corporate Member
8 year work in progress? I thought 3 years was bad. Good luck Doug.
 

CaptnA

Andy
Corporate Member
Doug it is SO easy to set things on the back burner. The hard part is getting them going again. You've restarted my friend, now keep going! I've got 80% of a porch swing that has been sitting for almost as long. The person I was making it for hasn't been a part of my life now in almost that long. I keep thinking about finishing it (getting it out of my way) and doing something with it but.... honestly every time I see it unpleasant memories flood my mind. I've also got an old wood and metal yard bench that I started redoing when Debbie was diagnosed with cancer. Every time I see it totally different unpleasant memories flood my mind. I want to redo it and give it to my daughter. She and Debbie had an incredible bond and I can think of no finer gift for her but I can't seem to get past the memories. Keep it up Doug - you've motivated me to at least take inventory and get my mind working! Thank you!
 

RedBeard

Burns
Corporate Member
I seem to remember Bas making a joke with you about how long ago you started that when you had it sitting out at the last shop crawl. Didn’t realize it was 8 years... The base looked good at the crawl. Can’t wait to see progress and completion pictures. I’m only 10 minutes down the road if you need help with anything!
 

FredP

Fred
Corporate Member
Come on Doug. At this rate I'll expire before I get to see the finished piece.
 

Douglas Robinson

Doug Robinson
Corporate Member
Thanks to llucas, who lent me his headrest cutting jig, I duplicated it. It has been a long time since I had to make jigs to make something else :D. Thanks Luke. Mine has the black knobs that I had from an earlier project. I will return yours later this week.
 

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llucas

luke
Senior User
Good job Doug....glad to help. Now to finish it up. I'm trying to get up the gumption to start another one soon.
 

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