Comments from our Patrons

July 19, 2002

Dear Gary Weeks and Company,

Enclosed find check in payment of invoice for the beautiful walnut dining table and six chairs. We fully intend to enjoy them for as long as we are "able to enjoy." And we do indeed highly value the craftsmanship that went into creating these pieces —

Best regards,

Austin, Texas​

June 25, 2002


Just a quick note to let you know that J. loves her new rocking chair (and so do I)! It's as nice to look at as it is to sit in. It's also a big hit with my parents (I might have to get my brother to pitch in and get my dad a chair for Christmas before he steals ours).

Best regards,

Houston, Texas​

June 14, 2002

Gary & Leslie,

I just wanted to send a message saying that although we've had only limited time to experience the chairs at this point, they are beautiful & the workmanship is incredible. Thank you!

But I have sat in the rocker long enough to know that the bonding that will take place there with my grandchildren in my lap will be among life's greatest treasures — & blessings

Thanks again.
J. & B.W.

Appleton, Minnesota​

June 04, 2002

Dear Gary,

Thank you so much for a wonderful handcrafted Rocker. What a gift it is being able to create such a beautiful piece of furniture that will last forever and make generations to come happy. It's so wonderful and N., our 10-week old girl, loves being rocked in it. Please find Mommy and Daddy whilst enjoying rocking little N.

Best regards from New Jersey to Texas from

C. & R. & N.R.

Wyckoff, New Jersey

May 16, 2002


What a beautiful chair/heirloom/piece of art. Judy could not have been more surprised — Most definitely worth the wait, and now she knows why I was ignoring her constant requests for a chair.

Thanks again.

Emeryville, California​

March 06, 2002

Dear Gary,

Just a note to say I have moved and the rocker M. got for me has a whole group of new admirers. Everyone who sits in it says — it just fits. Interesting because short or tall, thin or wide, they all say that.

Thanks for the quality of workmanship your furniture shows. It has been a real joy to own.

Keep up the good work —


Lakeland, Florida​

January 30, 2002


We adore our cherry Mitchell Trestle table, and our star-inlayed chairs are by far the most comfortable imaginable. Thank you for working with us to custom-design a table that fits the dimensions of our home, and for creating a hand-planed tabletop that looks great and will survive the wear and tear from our kids. Our Gary Weeks table will surely be one of our prized Texas heirlooms.

D. and L.J.

Austin, Texas​

December 19, 2001


I wanted to let you know that the rocking chair arrived on Monday. Everything was in perfect order. As you may recall the rocking chair was for my wife and our newborn son. I think you will be happy to hear it was warmly received. It was everything she wanted and more.

When I brought the chair home I had her go to the bedroom while I brought it into the living room. I then led her out, eyes closed of course. I wish you could have seen her face when she sat down.

Many thanks for the fine work you do. Special thanks for going the extra mile to keep me up to date on the shipping status. It is not often these days that you can spend money as a consumer and have zero regrets about your purchase.

T. & N.B.
Ketchikan, Alaska

P.S. — I hope you find the following useful in marketing your wonderful product.

When I decided that I wanted to purchase a traditional rocking chair I had no idea of what I was in for. First I went down to the two furniture stores in town and was very disappointed in what I saw. Both stores had one model for sale, and neither were worth buying.

My buying habits are such that I make sure I will be pleased with what I buy before I part with my money. So I started looking on the internet. Not really knowing what I was looking for I found some nice rocking chairs at a site called "100% rocking chairs". In fact I almost bought one. However I had a nagging doubt and held back.

After several evenings on the internet I finally found your web site via Google. I instantly fell in love with what I saw. However when I started this little adventure I had only planed on spending perhaps $500, tops. After two weeks of thinking it over I decided that your chair was worth the cost. In addition I believe the your rocking chair is of such superior quality that it will literally last us a lifetime. In the long run it is a bargain compared to numerous lazy boys or cheap glider rockers that it would take to fill its place over as many years. I also believe that properly cared for our rocking chair will increase in value.

I hope you find this information useful. I mention it simply to illustrate the influence your product had over me, a frugal consumer looking for a well made rocking chair.

If you ever visit Ketchikan give me a call before you come I will be happy to show you the sites or take you fishing.
[Somehow, I've got to go. GW]

Thanks again, and Merry Christmas!

Ketchikan, Alaska

December 06, 2001

Dear Mr. Weeks:

Thank you for the beautiful walnut rocker you and the people in your company made for me. I really love it . . . The rocker and I spend a lot of beautiful time listening to music. It makes my den. But what matters most to me is that it was made by people who love and care about what they create, and as a result the product has integrity.

God bless, and good luck,

Stamford, Connecticut​

November 20, 2001

Hi Gary, It's A.L.
[transcibed from the answering machine, GW]

I just got my chair, this afternoon — delivered, and its absolutely beautiful. I love it, I absolutely love it and it's so comfortable and it's just a work of art. Being here in New York, it really cheers me up just in time for Thanksgiving. Thanks for all your hard work and making it so pretty. Hopefully we'll talk again. Have a good Thanksgiving.
[I did A., your message helped. GW]

New York, NY

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