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Project by scott shangraw posted 06-01-2007 04:37 AM 2820 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Black limba Rocker-This Maloof style rocker is made from an exotic wood called Black Limba. I was hunting for Zebra wood and got this wood instead. We liked how the grain went from a line pattern to a leopard pattern. It was pretty easy to work with. Walnut is on the back lumbar support and inlayed into the runners. I have modified my rockers since making this one. Always wanting to perfect my work.

“Want to learn how to make this rocker? Visit our “How to Build a Rocking Chair page for more info.

See other rocker:

Walnut Rocker http://lumberjocks.com/projects/7294
walnut rocker http://lumberjocks.com/projects/5795
Bubinga rocker http://lumberjocks.com/projects/4191
Cherryburl rocking chair http://lumberjocks.com/projects/2353
Cherryburl rocker http://lumberjocks.com/projects/2420

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com





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WayneC

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#1 posted 06-01-2007 04:42 AM

Beautyful rocker. The wood is wonderful.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 06-01-2007 04:48 AM

Simply Exquisite

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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mot

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#3 posted 06-01-2007 04:59 AM

I love rockers! Great job

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 06-01-2007 05:34 AM

Wow. Not much of a thought, I know…but Wow. This is all I can think of! What a great and beautiful chair. It comes from someone who likes the craft. He makes woodworking art. Thanks for sharing Scott.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#5 posted 06-01-2007 12:34 PM

Great tribute to Maloof. Very nice looking rocker. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Sawhorse

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#6 posted 06-01-2007 01:47 PM

Awesome….’nuff said

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com

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#7 posted 06-01-2007 03:25 PM

Wow. The first thought that popped into my head was “simply exquisite”, and then I saw Todd had said exactly that. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 06-01-2007 04:18 PM

Scott, I love your work! Any chance you will start a blog and show how you do some of your construction?

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Bill

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#9 posted 06-01-2007 05:16 PM

That is a beautiful rocker Scott. The shape is great, and I love the choice of wood. Well done.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#10 posted 06-02-2007 01:39 AM

wow nice job scott

-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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#11 posted 06-02-2007 12:10 PM

so rich, so inviting, so smooth, so beautiful. I want to sit in it and caress all of the parts of the rocker!! The wood and the lines are beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#12 posted 06-02-2007 07:04 PM

that is an art piece…beautiful!!! I really love the “movement”—-the waves of the piece that the 3rd picture shows…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#13 posted 06-03-2007 05:54 AM

Looks like a fine place to spend the evening. Nice cuppa coffee and a good book (to relax after a nice day in the shop of course)... if people are allowed to sit on such a fine piece, that is.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#14 posted 06-04-2007 07:41 AM

It looks great. My goal is to make a chair like that before I retire and have time to do more woodworking.
Al

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#15 posted 06-09-2007 06:53 AM

Beautiful rocker!

-- Phil Brown, Ontario

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