Maloof inspired low back

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Project by BrianWells posted 06-14-2014 12:35 AM 3167 views 7 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired?,yes. Reproduction?, no. This chair was entirely hand shaped, even the seat. Spokeshave, Scorp, card scrapers, patience and music. I rounded ends of stretchers to expose dowels and added some hard maple accents.

-- BWells,NY

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Kaleb the Swede

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#1 posted 06-14-2014 01:11 AM

Amazing work! You really did a great job

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#2 posted 06-14-2014 02:24 AM

Nice. It’s so… Maloof.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#3 posted 06-14-2014 02:27 AM

Holy Mackeral! That is stunningly beautiful. No professional photography, or epic background needed. This one is magnificent.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#4 posted 06-14-2014 03:43 AM

Very very nice! Congratulations on an outstanding job!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#5 posted 06-14-2014 03:57 AM

that’s nice. Looks like it would feel great to sit in.

-- Jeff NJ

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#6 posted 06-14-2014 05:00 AM

When you sit in it do you feel aloof? Beautiful workmanship.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#7 posted 06-14-2014 05:28 AM

Very beautiful work. Awesome craftsmanship.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 06-14-2014 05:39 AM

Very cool design and great workmanship,

-- wood crafting & classes

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#9 posted 06-14-2014 10:36 AM

Very nice work,love the walnut, I use music also when patience is missing, but I’m not in design yet so I will start the same project the regular way,,,,by following master’s footsteps.
Again very well done ,thanks for ’’ inspiring ’’ me.

-- andrek

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#10 posted 06-14-2014 10:51 AM

spectacular ! very cool

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#11 posted 06-14-2014 11:26 AM

Looks great, what finish did you use on the walnut

-- paul burchell

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#12 posted 06-14-2014 12:50 PM

beautiful chair.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 06-14-2014 01:20 PM

Verrrry nice. A great feature of the Maloof designs is that to make one really forces you into true handwork because our typical shop machines just can’t go there. Excellent execution!

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#14 posted 06-14-2014 01:22 PM

Love the accents. Well done

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#15 posted 06-14-2014 01:33 PM

This is the kind of chair that makes me want to make chairs!

-- -Dan

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