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I apologize for the picture quality. They really don’t do this walnut justice . The chair was made from three sequential bastogne walnut slabs. I’m super happy with how it came out.
A big thank you to Hal Taylor and ofcourse Sam Maloof.
Feb 16, 2017
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#1 posted 02-15-2017 05:27 PM
-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....
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#2 posted 02-15-2017 05:40 PM
Great job on the chair – man that is some great looking wood too!
-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive
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#3 posted 02-15-2017 06:07 PM
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#4 posted 02-15-2017 06:21 PM
Nice job. Extremely beautiful wood.
-- Jerry - Ohio
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#5 posted 02-15-2017 08:53 PM
Great looking chair, super wood.
-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
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#6 posted 02-15-2017 11:36 PM
That is beautiful. 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
#7 posted 02-16-2017 02:40 AM
Thank you folks ! I will update with some good pictures of it in proper lighting. The pics here were only one coat of oil. The figure is incredible but the wood was a joy to work. I’m fortunate enough to have about 750 bd ft of this walnut in 8/4. They did such a great job kiln drying it properly they are remarkably flat and have very little if any tension etc.
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#8 posted 02-16-2017 02:57 AM
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#9 posted 02-16-2017 03:09 AM
Very Nice, Great Job!
-- Soli Deo gloria!
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#10 posted 02-16-2017 02:41 PM
Fantastic work and beautiful wood!!!
By the way, I am a Carswell and live in Atlanta. Where are you? It is an unusual name and we all seem to be related somehow.
Rufus CarswellAKA “Planeman”
-- Always remember: It is a mathematical certainty that half the people in this country are below average in intelligence!
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#11 posted 02-16-2017 02:44 PM
beautiful! would love to see more close up photos of that gorgeous wood
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#12 posted 02-16-2017 04:52 PM
This is an outstanding rocker and the wood is beautiful.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#13 posted 02-16-2017 05:17 PM
Beautiful wood, beautiful craftsmanship and a beautiful finish.
-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)
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#14 posted 02-16-2017 05:49 PM
More pictures please! This is a work of art!
-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking
#15 posted 02-16-2017 06:01 PM
Thank you folks ! The chair was a valentine’s day gift for my wife and she was thrilled . It took around 150 to 190 hours to make . I will get some updated pictures it has 2 more coats of finish and a coat of natural briwax since the pictures. I will by Friday get some updated close up pictures of the wood and chair in proper lighting. Thank you so much for all the kind words it means a lot to me. I was a long time member of another forum and the negativity turned me off. I’m happy to find an encouraging community here !
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