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Double lacewood rocking chair #2: Carve, Cut, Sand, and a little bit of glue

1494 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 7 comments »

Today I started with the seat or should I say seats, drum sand, notch and rabbbit seat, again do some stuff to the rear legs glue second adder block, carve out seat, continue gluing headrest pieces, notch and round over front legs to fit joint, cope arms with table saw, glue front legs together, continue gluing up head rest, shape rear legs, get the rear legs to 90% finished which is leg/seat joint fitted, sanded, routed, sanded…... Yup that was a good amount of work today, i’d...

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Wormy soft maple rocker ( Hal Taylor version ) #10: Wormy soft maple rocking chair finished!

1508 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 7 comments »

This was my first rocking chair I made, I built it about 3 months ago, actually did a blog on here about the build but never actually posted up final pictures actually this is the blog…..lol I’ve since built 4 more chairs out of various woods, this one was built using wormy soft maple that my brother had cut about 10 years ago from the bush behind my house. I gave this chair to my grandparents, as I didn’t fell that I could sell my first one also the ” quality &#...

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Learn to Sculpt A Flowing Chair with Charles Brock #1: Lines, Shadows and Curves, OH MY!

1560 days ago by Charles Brock | 1 comment »

**I am a professional woodworker, woodworking teacher and publisher. Fine woodworkers can build their dream rocker with help from a dvd, book, full-size patterns and online support titled Build A Maloof Inspired Rocker with Charles Brock. The next release in the series will be Build A Maloof Inspired Low Back Dining Chair. A graduate of one of the moist prestigious woodworking schools in the U.S. recently wrote me to ask for help. I am not sure how he arrived at having constructed a ro...

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The Maloof Library Series #3: Shaping Maloof Inspired rocking chair arms

1577 days ago by ScottMorrison | 3 comments »

In this video, I show how a Maloof Rocking Chair arms are shaped. Get your dust masks on and <cough> get ready to make some sawdust. Shaping Maloof Style Rocking Chair Arms>

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The Maloof Library Series #2: Sculpting a Maloof Chair Seat

1577 days ago by ScottMorrison | 5 comments »

My woodworker friends… Here is a brief video showing the steps involved in sculpting a Maloof Inspired rocker seat. I hope you enjoy seeing the dust fly! Sculpting a Maloof Rocker Seat>

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The Maloof Library Series #1: Turning a Maloof Style Rocker front leg...

1577 days ago by ScottMorrison | 0 comments »

Greetings fellow woodworkers, Here is a brief video of how to turn a front leg for a Maloof inspired rocker. Enjoy! Turning a Maloof Front Leg>

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Seven Day Build Your Maloof Inspired Rocker Class

1594 days ago by Charles Brock | 2 comments »

I am a Woodworker, teacher and producer of the DVD,book and pattern bundle titled “Build A Maloof Inspired Rocker with Charles Brock.”. My website is www.charlesbrockchairmaker.com. My newest project is the second in the Build A Maloof Inspired Furniture Series titled Build A Maloof Inspired Low Back Dining Chair with Charles Brock. Pictures of some of my student’s work are shown on my project post. On January 12, 2010, five fine woodworkers who journeyed from across t...

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Going Pro as a Woodworker Part 3 - Developing Your Brand

1599 days ago by Charles Brock | 10 comments »

Some of the most talented people in the world work in complete anonymity. If they are lucky after death somebody discovers their work and it becomes something of value. A professional should receive re numeration for their work and money too! Ha! How do you make the necessary connections with a qualified customer? What Is Your Brand? For years I was a general furniture maker. I built a large number of beds, tables and cupboards. I was a furniture maker with very little identity in a tow...

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Wormy soft maple rocker ( Hal Taylor version ) #1: First progress report

1616 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 4 comments »

Okay I started this chair Jan 28th 2010 I wanted to get finish put on after 30 days…... simple goal eh? To my credit I got everything I could have done until I needed to use th 1/2’’ rabbit and 3/4 round over I did not have but ordered took 10 days to get here )-: So far total working days possible – 16 Progress This is a rocker design by Hal Taylor, I purchased his templates, PDF book, and video. I was at first a little on the fence as it started to a...

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My First Rocker #1: Preparing and planning

1960 days ago by Betsy | 10 comments »

I’ve just about have my cabinet project done and since I have no interest in watching a finish coat dry I’m going to start getting all my things together to do my first rocking chair. I’ve looked a long time trying to find a chair that I thought I could do and that would still be a bit of a challenge. A Maloof chair seemed like too much to start with – those joints are amazing. Since I have no room for a rocking chair in my house – I thought I would use this as m...

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