Comments from our Patrons

Category: By Year - 2005

August 12, 2005


We just unpacked the chair tonight and it is by far the most beautiful piece of furniture we have ever purchased! The wood is gorgeous, and the craftsmanship is truly unbelievable (The parts are so well joined together that they feel completely seamless). You and your team are truly amazing artists.

After seeing your work, I am reminded of how much quality gets lost (in other company's products – of course) for the sake of mass production. Your chair feels thoughtful, even serene in comparison.

I am sure we will enjoy it for many years to come.


Los Gatos, California

August 11, 2005


Thanks for checking up on your progeny. I cheerfully accept responsibility for care and feeding from now on.

I have rocked a while (in secret) and am happy to report that this chair is a fine example of quality craftsmanship and beautiful material.

My wife will not know its comfort until her birthday on September 2 and the little girl who's on the way; she should be in the chair sometime around the end of November. I'll send along a note once we are all able to enjoy the chair.

This whole exchange has been a pleasure. Thanks to you and everyone who had a hand in making this happen. Please share this note with your people.


Moorpark, California

August 11, 2005


I gotta tell you, yours is a unique business. I run a company that receives shipments in excess of $300,000/year – I have NEVER had a vendor track a shipment like you, even when that shipment was worth over $50,000. I'm always the one trying to chase stuff down. I can only assume this is indicative of the quality of work you do everywhere.

Thank you.
W. D.



R. called the carrier on Tuesday morning. They said they'd give her number to the driver who would call and arrange for delivery.

He didn't call.

It didn't matter, she was home. The chair came in yesterday.

There was very minor damage to the crate, but the chair is fine.

The chair is better than fine, it's beautiful. I took lots of pictures of R. opening the crate, removing the bubble wrap, and sitting in it right there in the garage before we could even get it in the house! It was like a neighborhood event with multiple neighbors stopping by. I took more pictures of her and the chair in the new nursery. I can't wait to take pictures of her rocking our first, little F., due in 4 weeks. If you're dying to see your chair in action, let me know and I'll email you some.

We are very pleased with our purchase. I had no idea the chair would be as solid as it is; the seat, the arms, the legs, everything is nice and thick. We planned for this chair to be in our family for generations, and that will obviously be no problem. We've been working on the nursery for a while, but last night R. called me in, and with tears in her eyes told me that the room now feels like the baby's room.

R's already talking about how she needs the footstool; we'll have to check the budget.

Feel free to use us as a satisfied customer reference. R. said "This is not only the most comfortable rocking chair I have ever sat in, but one of the most comfortable chairs period."

Gary, your work is outstanding and we appreciate it.

W. D.

Hailey, Idaho

August 08, 2005

Dear Gary,

P. just brought me home from the hospital today with our son B. The chair did, indeed, arrive before the stork! It is so very beautiful, and I am looking forward to nursing B. in it tonight during his first night home. There are very few places I can feel comfortable sitting at the moment, and I have tested the rocking chair already and found that it is one of the few! Thank you so much for your efforts to get it here quickly!

B. is a beautiful baby, and we're so happy and thankful he's finally here. He's very well deserving years and years of nursing and nurturing from his Mom and Dad in his beautiful rocker.

Thank you again for everything.

All the best,

Sullivan, Maine

July 31, 2005


The cherry rocking chair did arrive on schedule and was in good shape.

J. R.

North Hollywood, California

July 30, 2005

Dear Gary,

Thank you for such a beautiful work of art! At the moment it seems too nice to eat at. I’m sure we’ll get over that and will enjoy your art for years.

We will send you a picture the first time we have a nice setting —

B. & A. M.

Houston, Texas

July 27, 2005

We have it and it is beautiful. Thanks for making this buying experience fun!!


Bowdon, Georgia

July 18, 2005


The rocker is perfect. Many thanks. I have been sitting in it at least once a day since I received it. The construction is flawless and the graining and finishing of the walnut is grand. Somehow it accommodates me at 5'10", my wife at 5'4" and my jealous neighbor at 6'1" with comfort. It is a wonderful piece of furniture.


The Dalles, Oregon

July 07, 2005

Dear Gary,

Thanks for your e-mail. Yes, September is good for the two arm chairs. The Rocker is really lovely, and the shipping crate was so good. The neighbor kids are having a ball with it. It will be a club house and many, many more things before it winds up on the curb.

Thanks again, everything was great.


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

July 02, 2005

Good morning, Gary -

Since we live in the northern reaches of Durham County, NC, we're usually last on the list with big deliveries, and this was the case with our rocker yesterday. Saying it was worth the wait would be an understatement. When we uncrated the chair, it was still warm from being in the truck. Sitting in it reminded us of being enveloped in a fresh loaf of homemade bread just popping out of the oven. Everyone who has sat in the rocker so far has had the same reaction: a long sigh, a smile and closed eyes. A visceral experience! Please extend our sincere thanks to your crew of craftspeople who put so much time and talent into our chair. It is simply gorgeous. We look forward to years of enjoyment. I'll add just two more words to properly describe the Weeks Rocker: functional sculpture.

Thanks again and best regards,
J. and J.Y. and family

Hillsborough, North Carolina

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