Comments from our Patrons

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

November 15, 2001

Mr. Weeks —

Enclosed is a check to cover the deposit for 4 additional walnut side chairs. We have enjoyed these beautiful chairs, and especially the rocker which has received many hours of use since the birth of our little granddaughter a year ago.


Kenny, Texas​

October 12, 2001


I want to thank you so much for your efforts on Tuesday. It was very nice of you to do what you did with the calls. Please thank those people who allowed me their chair.

It made the perfect gift for my brother. He absolutely loved it! I appreciate all you've done.

Please take care,


Austin, Texas​

October 09, 2001

Gary —

We love the chairs! They are so comfortable and beautifully crafted. Thanks again for all your hard work and building the chairs so quickly. We hope to visit the shop sometime soon and see more of your work.

L. and P.B.

Georgetown, Texas​

April 15, 2001


They are delighted with the rocker. S. described it as "soft," quite a tribute to a wooden chair. I'm going to start saving so I can give one to B. when he retires.


Houston, Texas​

April 05, 2001


I just opened the crate and took out the rocker. It is beeaauutiffuull!! Such simple lines, yet so BIG and sturdy. I can rest my head with room to spare. I thank you for making it. I will love it for many years to come.

All the best,

Santa Rosa, California​

September 12, 2000

Gary and Leslie,

I love my chair. Thank you for a fabulous piece of art. I will enjoy it for years, as well as my children and grandchildren to come. I can't decide whether to sit in it or look at it!

As ever,

Houston, Texas​

July 11, 2000

Dear Gary:

You may recall our visit to your workshop on Saturday, July 1st. You will be pleased to know that after our visit to California to see some other handmade rocking chairs, there is no competition! Your rocking chairs win in terms of comfort and artistic quality — it helped that you pointed out your matching of grains, lamination, method of joining, etc. — as we might have overlooked these qualities otherwise.

Please accept this as our order for two of The Weeks Rockers in Cherry. Enclosed is our deposit check of $500, with the remainder payable when the rockers are near completion.

Yours truly,

Double Oak, Texas

June 11, 2000

Dear Mr. Weeks

We have been enjoying the rocker (#162/1995) purchased from you almost five years ago, and very much appreciate the comfort and beauty of the chair. But it is the excellent workmanship that makes it such a treasure to us!

We are wondering if make any other items. If so, would you please send us information and prices about them?

Thank you.

Merkle, Texas​

May 29, 2000

Dear Gary & Company:

I received the rocker last week and unpacked it as you recommended. It arrived in perfect shape.

The rocker is awesome! The craftsmanship and attention to detail is a special talent. I know that mesquite wood is a challenge to find and hard to work, but you have created an heirloom piece that my wife and I know will have a special inheritance. At present it is by the back door where it is used multiple times daily — it will have a special place in the office I am going to add to our home.

Debbie and I are looking forward to coming to your workshop one day.

Thank you!

West Columbus, Texas​

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