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>
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...
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...
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...
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...
This is the first feature in my survey on the contemporary rocking chair. Enjoy the work of Gary Weeks.
In September I had the good fortune to spend a week at Hal Taylor’s Rocking Chair University. Rocking Chair U gives you the chance to work with Hal in the building of one of his world famous rockers. The week I visited he was building a prototype of a new, smaller rocker that was based on a chair that he had built years ago. This was a week like none other! From the beginning to the end I learned so much. Not only about rocking chairs but woodworking itself. Hal is a great inst...
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