Walnut/Curly Cherry Rocking Chair-

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Project by scott shangraw posted 01-02-2010 01:43 AM 4823 views 15 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my latest Rocker.The spindles are from curly cherry and the joints are wrapped in Cherry as well the cherry came from fellow LJ-poroskywood.The Walnut is local wood from my area in New Mexico.

-- Scott NM,

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#1 posted 01-02-2010 01:56 AM

Absolutely gorgeous!

-- --Bob

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#2 posted 01-02-2010 01:56 AM

Amazing woodworking!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 01-02-2010 02:00 AM

Flowing curves, just inviting the viewer to take a short rest, and then get caught up in the decorative maloof style joinery. Very nice!!

-- If you don't have time to do it right, do you have time to do it twice?

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#4 posted 01-02-2010 02:14 AM

Superb Rocker! Love the details and everything about it

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#5 posted 01-02-2010 02:23 AM

Wonderful so great, beautiful and special.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-02-2010 02:28 AM

Very nice and such a delicate design!! Sam Maloof has nothing on that design!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 01-02-2010 02:35 AM

Another beauty Scott!!!!

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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#8 posted 01-02-2010 02:57 AM

Stunning… a wonderful masterpiece.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#9 posted 01-02-2010 03:23 AM

An absolutely beautiful piece of furniture

-- Keith, Bolingbrook, Illinois. The way I figure it I only have the rest of my life to get good at this...

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#10 posted 01-02-2010 03:27 AM

Wow, magnificent job, i love those double dovertails. Awesome job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#11 posted 01-02-2010 03:37 AM

Beautiful chair, Scott. Love the accents!

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

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#12 posted 01-02-2010 04:15 AM

Beautiful Scott! The wood is simply the clay. You my friend are a master sculptor! Top-shelf!

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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#13 posted 01-02-2010 04:23 PM

Wow!!! Just Wow!!!

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#14 posted 01-02-2010 04:38 PM

Excellent Craftsmanship!!! Your a Chair Master Craftsman! Great job Scott

-- Dennis Zongker

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#15 posted 01-02-2010 04:39 PM

I often look at pieces of furniture and try and find a fault and must say…....”I cant find one”

very pretty piece of furniture, nice photography as well


-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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