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Project by scott shangraw posted 04-11-2009 10:24 PM 2321 views 3 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,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com





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#1 posted 04-11-2009 10:36 PM

Wow Scott, amazing! As usual.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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Zipsss

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#2 posted 04-11-2009 10:37 PM

What a beauty…

-- Zipsss

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#3 posted 04-11-2009 10:40 PM

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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TedM

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#4 posted 04-11-2009 11:06 PM

Beautiful!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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#5 posted 04-11-2009 11:20 PM

Masterfully done.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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#6 posted 04-11-2009 11:48 PM

Beautiful work.

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Les Hastings

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#7 posted 04-12-2009 12:34 AM

Awesome rockers Scott!

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

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mranum

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#8 posted 04-12-2009 01:02 AM

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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bigwoodturner

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#9 posted 04-12-2009 01:04 AM

Well Done!

-- Dale

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rons

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#10 posted 04-12-2009 02:34 AM

just beautiful work

-- Ron, Michigan

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tlbrewer

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#11 posted 04-12-2009 03:23 AM

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

-- Tom

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#12 posted 04-12-2009 03:26 AM

Your client picked the perfect guy those are great pieces.

-- GO DAWGS!

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#13 posted 04-12-2009 05:11 AM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#14 posted 04-12-2009 01:41 PM

Beautiful! You are truly an Artist!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#15 posted 04-12-2009 03:23 PM

simply awesome…

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

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