Not a Maloof

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Project by mountainsky posted 02-26-2009 11:23 PM 1626 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Don’t get me wrong…......I’m in awe of you LJ’s that tackle Maloof’s designs, but when I showed them to my outdoorsman client (6’2” 240 lbs), they were not at all what he had in mind. Russ just wanted something to sit by the wood stove in….....I think he’ll be pleased with this oversized rocker…......

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#1 posted 02-26-2009 11:50 PM

I like this chair. Where did you get the plans? Or is this your design? Really nice chair and looks like it would be a great fit for us big guys.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 02-27-2009 12:29 AM

Thanks, I’ts my design…......

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#3 posted 02-27-2009 12:41 AM

This is SUPER!!

I really like the “mountain” profile on the back and stretcher.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 02-27-2009 12:44 AM

Nice job. It sure looks comfortable.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 02-27-2009 01:08 AM

Don’t care for the Maloof rockers myself, either. Now this is a real rocking chair. I like sturdy. Nice design and work. Thanks for the post.

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#6 posted 02-27-2009 04:04 AM

Nice rocker and nice touch with headrest.But trust me a Maloof style rocker is VERY sturdy .I have made them for a person close to 400 lbs.Also a bentwood runner is always stronger than a runner cut out from one piece of wood.

-- Scott NM,

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#7 posted 02-27-2009 04:34 AM

When I finish my Morris inspired chair I think I may give a rocker a go…you’ve inspired me! beautiful work

-- Nothing's just gets expensive

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