Maloof Inspired Low-Back Chair

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Project by Andrek posted 07-29-2015 01:56 PM 2073 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello to all of you.
Here is part of my latest project. Made out of walnut this is chair number 1 of 4 . I have to give credit to my friend Scott Morrison for showing me how to do it on is 2 DVD set lesson plan as well as the templates I ordered from him, and everything he says came to be true, they sit well it is amazing. Thank you Scott your a master teacher.
I used an oil resin wax combined together , hand rub with a rag for the first coat, and two more coats using 000000 grit steel wool 24 hours appart.
I have to admit it took some elbow grease as well but the result says everything not to forget that walnut as the property to make you feel good.
One day, I will try to make the dinning table to complete this adventure. A nice day to all of you, and keep on making saw dust.

-- andrek

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#1 posted 07-29-2015 02:16 PM

Very nice, Walnut is one of my favorite woods.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#2 posted 07-29-2015 03:58 PM

Very cool Andrek. That’s way more flowing curves than I care to imagine. Well done.

-- Mark

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#3 posted 07-29-2015 04:53 PM

That is a beautiful chair.

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany — Instagram @grailwoodworks

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#4 posted 07-29-2015 06:49 PM

That looks amazing, well done.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#5 posted 07-29-2015 07:13 PM

At the risk of being redundant- beautiful chair!

-- You can't always get what you want. But if you try sometimes you just might find, you'll get what you need

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#6 posted 07-29-2015 08:01 PM

Really nice, great looking chair.

-- "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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#7 posted 07-29-2015 11:45 PM

beautiful work on the chair.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 07-29-2015 11:46 PM

Very nice! I like the walnut, and those smooth, flowing lines. Can’t wait to see the table that goes along with these!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 07-30-2015 04:10 PM

Nicely done.

-- Groveland, CA.

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#10 posted 07-30-2015 05:39 PM

Oh so touchable.
Very well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#11 posted 07-31-2015 10:34 AM

thank you all for the nice comments, specialy those who made me in the daily top 3, now the chalenge is to deliver the same quality for the rest, no 2 is comming fine, no 3 and 4 will follow some times. I found inspiration among you guys, so lets encourage each other.

-- andrek

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#12 posted 08-01-2015 03:33 AM

Excellent chair. Sam would be proud!

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

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