Canadian Woodworker Vern Fish builds award winning Maloof Inspired Rocker
Just an update to let you know that your guidance and plans have earned me (and You) significant local recognition.
I have been, for several years, a member of the Muskoka Arts and Crafts, a group of over 300
artists and craftspersons working in all media within the Muskoka Lakes Vacation Land of
Ontario. I finished my Rocker early in March, which I had started just before Christmas with
significant dedication on weekends to complete the task.
For the last 33 years MAC has had an Annual Spring Members' Show and it was my intent to submit
the Cherry Rocker as one of my entries, knowing full well that it would be noticed and It was,
well beyond my expectations.
At the awards presentation on opening night it earned The Silver Bridge Gallery Award for Best
Use of Media, chosen by the invited judges for the event.
The Members of MAC vote for their choice of Best Work in the Show and I was ecstatic when they
chose the Rocking Chair for "The Doug Gatcke Award for Members' Choice for the Best Work in the
Throughout the 3 days visitors to the show vote for "The Peoples Choice Award". This award is
not announced until after the show is over and the votes are tallied. Sam's inspiration and
your direction deserve to share in me earning "The People's Choice Award for the Best Work in
Chuck, I was thrilled when I completed the Rocker with the help of your package, but needless to
say overwhelmed with the recognition of my peers and the public.
Again Thank You, and I look forward to my next Rocker in Walnut, which I have just ordered the material for.
Kudos to You,