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Project by bkap posted 02-11-2017 04:26 AM 1998 views 5 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first desk chair after all the Maloof style rocking chairs I have made. I took the style from Maloof ‘side’ chair. Made of Argentine Mesquite. The center board is the first Albino color I have seen in my stock of Argentine Mesquite.

-- Rocking Chair Guy





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Tony19

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#1 posted 02-11-2017 04:34 AM

Woah that’s so beautiful, I like how glossy it is too, it gives it that clean, sharp look!

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#2 posted 02-11-2017 05:28 AM

That’s awesome. What great looking wood and the style is fantastic.

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#3 posted 02-11-2017 08:06 AM

Hey,

Nice change of pace. Looks good. To increase the Maloof genre maybe the next one could had a reverse in the arc for the castor support? just thinking about his tables and how he supported them.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 02-11-2017 08:39 AM

Very cool! That mesquite makes me wish I lived in the southwestern US. Mesquite from Texas looks pretty similar to this, from what I’ve seen. Up here in Pennsylvania I have to make do with the more traditional hardwoods – walnut, oak, maple, and such.

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LittleBlackDuck

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#5 posted 02-11-2017 09:21 AM

Too nice to put a bum on…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#6 posted 02-11-2017 10:27 AM

Very nice. Looks like that would be very difficult to make. You did a great job !!!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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recycle1943

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#7 posted 02-11-2017 01:00 PM

the wood – color is outstanding and the build is even more

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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becikeja

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#8 posted 02-11-2017 02:04 PM

Gorgeous

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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bondogaposis

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#9 posted 02-11-2017 02:15 PM

Man, that is nice. Where do you get Argentine mesquite?

-- Bondo Gaposis

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artsyfartsy

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#10 posted 02-11-2017 02:59 PM

Beautiful Chair. That’s just incredible!

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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Bobsboxes

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#11 posted 02-11-2017 04:10 PM

Very nice chair, great work. Beautiful wood.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#12 posted 02-11-2017 04:14 PM

beautiful chair

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bkap

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#13 posted 02-11-2017 04:57 PM

You LumberJocks are just too nice to an old woodworker.

I got the Argentine Mesquite years ago and filled my bar with it as well as Claro and Bastogne Walnut. I can’t seem to find the Argentine Mesquite listed for sale anymore. The Mesquite is all dimensioned and really good stuff, much of with Tiger type grain.

I did order some Texas Honey Mesquite from a guy in Texas, but he sent me a bunch of bad quality stuff, good for fire wood only.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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CFrye

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#14 posted 02-11-2017 05:35 PM

Beautiful, Bill! Good to see you building and posting! It looks really comfy, and the finish is eye candy. Does it swivel/raise/lower? Is it to have casters? Where did you get the hardware? Keep ‘em coming, please! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Woodknack

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#15 posted 02-11-2017 05:47 PM

Would look good in my office :) Nicely done

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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