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Point of View #1: Rocking chair arm sculpting

05-02-2015 05:31 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 5 comments »

I have had the idea to film in POV style for a while now, this is my first attempt. This video is basically pure raw footage, I will expand on this style of filming if there’s interest from my viewers, so please let me know in the comments below. Especially what you would like to see! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wwxQR2_zB8

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Rocking Chair Build - Due Oct 5 #2: Preparing the Seat

04-21-2015 12:57 AM by Marshall | 2 comments »

Part 2 of my chair build—based on Hal Taylor’s plans. With the seat glued up, it was time to flatten it, trim it to size, and cut the notches for the back legs. In terms of flattening, I just wanted it flat enough to get square edges when I cut it on the table saw. I didnt need a perfect surface since it was going to be carved out and shaped later. To cut the 3”x3” back leg notches, I clamped the seat to my miter gauge that had a tall sacrificial board ...

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Rocking Chair Build - Due Oct 5 #1: Selecting Lumber, Laying out Parts, and Cutting Blanks

04-20-2015 07:08 PM by Marshall | 7 comments »

I’ve been wanting to build a Maloof style rocker for about as long as I’ve been a woodworker (about 4 years I think)... I always put it off thinking that my skills werent there yet (still think that). I decided I’d wait until my wife and I were expecting our first child, and then I’d take the plunge and build one. Well, here we are. I need to have the chair done by Oct 5 :). So, my other project is going to have to wait (Arts and Crafts Dining Table). I started...

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In the wood shop today #38: dining chairs bar stools & of course rocking chairs!

01-25-2015 04:01 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 7 comments »

Click here to watch my latest shop walk through Where I discuss on going projects, if you like what you see please subscribe for future updates. Thanks!

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In the wood shop today #36: Glue up, live edge desk, rocking chair course

01-01-2015 03:00 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVXuM_-mQIs In the video I walk through my fine wood working shop while discussing the projects I have on the go. I’m typically building dining chairs, bar stools or rocking chairs. I also teach a 1 on 1 course where we both build a beautiful rocking chair! Happy new year!

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In the wood shop today #34: Fine woodworking - build your own chair day 3 progress

12-11-2014 12:14 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 4 comments »

Follow along as I walk through the wood shop during my 1 on 1 build your own rocking chair course. This is Day 3 of the 10 day course I offer. We’ve started work on each part of the chair from bent lamination for the back supports, coving the arms, carving the seat and of course the famous Maloof joinery. Also I take a look at a few pieces I’ve built in the past, some beautiful chairs and sculpted music stands.

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Time lapse Woodworking #24: Power carving a rocking chair seat

12-04-2014 12:25 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igqFQMv-qso&list=UUERIGfN6ATn5-U2DGhDzOvw In this time lapse video, I’m power carving a rocking chair seat by hand using a Kutzall carbide shaping wheel in Red Oak

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In the wood shop today #33: Day 3 Build your own rocking chair!

11-05-2014 06:07 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 1 comment »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-1npt2IUFg Follow along as I take a walk through my wood working shop. Early morning on day 3 of my 1 on 1 build your own rocking chair course.

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Time lapse Woodworking #23: Building a crate to ship a chair

10-23-2014 02:09 AM by Canadian Woodworks | 6 comments »

Hello all, Another quick video here. I had to build a crate to ship out a chair and thought I’d like to make a time lapse video of as much of the process as I could. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8JZ_pihsDE

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Time lapse Woodworking #22: Rocking Chair - Walnut with Black & White Ebony

10-14-2014 07:50 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 4 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWm-ci1PMZg&list=UUERIGfN6ATn5-U2DGhDzOvw Watch as I apply my oil/poly finish to a sculpted rocking chair built from Canadian Black Walnut highlighted on the back supports with Black and White Ebony.

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