How did it turn out? Well, I'm glad you asked . . .
The Retired UPS Man had some help in the recovering process. Semi-retired sister-in-law Judy came to share her recovering expertise. (She still works one day a week and we hear about it. So, we must acknowledge that she is not fully retired.)
If asked, he would just duck his head, shake his head, chuckle under his breath, lift his hat, scratch his head and walk away. No denial and no confirmation either.
Final staples in place. Tacks in the front add a vintage feel that the rocker needs.
A throw pillow to accent the colors in the new fabric
It is going to be so hard to not keep this one. The perfect fabric to show off the gorgeous wood. Gonna have to make sure it ends up in the booth. I have a feeling the smooth rock and fabulous restoration, this one will not be parted with easily.