Burl Rocking Chairs

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Project by scott shangraw posted 1835 days ago 2116 views 4 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Everyone I have not posted on LJ for a little bit here is the reason why.Just finished and delivered these three rocking chairs to a good home in OK.One rocker is Curly cherry w/cherry burl ,second a curly walnut with walnut burl then the last curly cherry with redwood burl.These rockers are a little tougher than my normal rockers due to the burl wood you have to really watch the grain directions and stabilize week spots.I was pretty happy with the end result though.

Thank you for looking!!!

See also our gorgeous Curly Cherry Rocker

Take a look at our sweatheart Settee made from Walnut

-- Scott NM,

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#1 posted 1835 days ago

Wow Scott, amazing! As usual.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#2 posted 1835 days ago

What a beauty…

-- Zipsss

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#3 posted 1835 days ago

I’m glad you didn’t ask us to choose a favorite out of the three. They are all fantastic!

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

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#4 posted 1835 days ago


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#5 posted 1835 days ago

Masterfully done.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#6 posted 1834 days ago

Beautiful work.

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#7 posted 1834 days ago

Awesome rockers Scott!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#8 posted 1834 days ago

Gorgeous! That Walnut burl on the Maple back slat is a wonderful contrast.

-- Just remember,it was a lone amatuer that built the ark, and a team of experts built the Titanic.

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#9 posted 1834 days ago

Well Done!

-- Dale

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#10 posted 1834 days ago

just beautiful work

-- Ron, Michigan

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#11 posted 1834 days ago

I believe those are the most beautiful chairs I’ve ever seen!

-- Tom

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#12 posted 1834 days ago

Your client picked the perfect guy those are great pieces.


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#13 posted 1834 days ago

wonderful work as is all of your projects. Great chairs.

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 1834 days ago

Beautiful! You are truly an Artist!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#15 posted 1834 days ago

simply awesome…

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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