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Project by brookrest posted 11-17-2015 08:26 PM 1284 views 11 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a Maloof rocker for my wife who is expecting our first child in December. Started it back in June, made from cherry with tiger cherry for the headrest and arms, ebony plugs and walnut accent in the rockers. This is the first chair that I have ever built and I used plans from Scott Morrison www.finewoodworker.com, which were well laid out and easy to follow, highly recommend then to anyone looking to complete one of these. Thanks for looking.

-Kevin





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ohwoodeye

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#1 posted 11-17-2015 09:24 PM

Looks very inviting to sit in and touch. Signs of a quality built, attractive chair.
Very well done.

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

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#2 posted 11-17-2015 09:55 PM

What a beautiful chair. A family heirloom if I ever saw one!

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#3 posted 11-17-2015 10:35 PM

i think sam would commend you well done getting the nerve up to do one myself thanks for sharing.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 11-18-2015 12:15 AM

Fantastic job! Beautiful wood and very impressive you finished ahead of schedule. Congratulations

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#5 posted 11-18-2015 12:17 AM

Fantastic job! Beautiful wood and very impressive you finished ahead of schedule. Congratulations

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Andrek

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#6 posted 11-18-2015 12:48 AM

Very beautiful chair, nice choice of wood, bravo, very well done, you just made yourself an outstanding piece of furniture.

-- andrek

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#7 posted 11-18-2015 01:02 AM

Very impressive!

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oldrivers

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#8 posted 11-18-2015 02:27 AM

Beautiful chair wonderful workmanship congratulations on both the Chair and the blessing of the little one fourth coming.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Woodbridge

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#9 posted 11-18-2015 02:46 AM

beautiful rocker. I’m working on my second Maloof style rocker and hope it turns out as good as yours did.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#10 posted 11-18-2015 03:52 AM

Wow, perfect. A work of art!

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#11 posted 11-18-2015 03:54 AM

Gorgeous! Well done man!

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

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#12 posted 11-18-2015 10:25 AM

Superb.

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#13 posted 11-18-2015 04:38 PM

It is my dream one day be able to make a chair like this.

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#14 posted 11-18-2015 07:15 PM

Beautiful chair. Definitely on my bucket list to make one.

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#15 posted 11-19-2015 12:30 AM

Magnificent craftsmanship Kevin. Love the photography as well. Very creative.

Impressive work, to be sure. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott Morrison, Montana, http://www.finewoodworker.com

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