Alfred the Bubinga Rocker

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Project by zaschaffer posted 09-28-2014 03:33 PM 1906 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Maloof inspired rocker made from bubinga and maple. The back spindles are laminated as are the rockers. The curvy arms are typically seen on a lowback chair but I was curious as to what a rocker would look like with them.

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#1 posted 09-28-2014 03:48 PM

As is typical for your projects, SWEEET!!!

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 09-28-2014 04:51 PM

She’s a Beauty.
...and with winter coming just around the corner, I think I’ll save the pic for wallpaper on my Monitor. ;-)

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#3 posted 09-29-2014 12:43 AM

Gorgeous wood! The arms look really nice as long as they aren’t too low. Sam would be proud!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 09-29-2014 03:39 AM

love it! outstanding.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 09-29-2014 11:27 AM


-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#6 posted 09-29-2014 01:48 PM

thank ya all for the kind comments! and gfadvm the arms are just right… i spent a good hour making the arm templates so they would be at the right height.

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#7 posted 09-29-2014 02:12 PM

Big Big Fan Of Bubinga And WOW what a stunning Rocker ! It looks really fabulous and top quality.
So love the design and you obviously have pure skill well done. And yes saved as a Favorite Thanks for posting your work…. BazzA.

-- BAZZ, LIVERPOOL UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#8 posted 09-29-2014 03:00 PM

I can’t say enough good things about your newest rocker. Not that I find rockers.ever boring but other than wood selection they are all pretty much alike. NOT THIS ONE. FANTASTIC DESIGN ON THE ARMS. It is this type of deviation that inspires us all to think outside the box. Great job, thanks.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#9 posted 09-29-2014 03:20 PM

Nice job!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 09-29-2014 09:14 PM

Such a beautiful project! You have all the right to be proud. Well done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#11 posted 10-04-2014 03:24 AM

Great looking rocker. I think my wife would insist that I bring it inside.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#12 posted 11-27-2014 03:13 AM

Beautiful work.

-- If nothing goes right go left.

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