Walnut side/Dinning chair, Maloof style

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Project by DaytonB posted 10-26-2007 05:43 PM 6266 views 12 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my try at Sam Maloof’s “Evans” Chair. I really like this chair; it is by far my favorite to set in. It fits my behind very well; I guess that makes sense considering it’s the same behind I used to test the chair while shaping it.


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#1 posted 10-26-2007 06:09 PM

I don’t know what to say, Dayton. This is up to your usual standard.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 10-26-2007 07:04 PM

Mr Maloof would be proud! Or afraid of the competition, I don’t know.

Nice work!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#3 posted 10-26-2007 08:23 PM

He would defiantly not be afraid : ) he’ll be 92 in January and currently is backed up for more than 7 years.
Thank you for the great compliment though.


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#4 posted 10-26-2007 10:05 PM

Wonderful – I don’t know what else to say…these are just beautiful!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#5 posted 10-27-2007 12:08 AM

Great looking stuff

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#6 posted 10-27-2007 03:25 AM

I’m going backwards down the list and they keep getting better.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 10-27-2007 06:06 AM

Simply exquisite.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#8 posted 12-09-2007 05:02 PM



-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 12-10-2007 03:34 PM

and butt-fitting; now that’s SWEET

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#10 posted 04-29-2008 02:20 AM

very beautiful congratulation works

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#11 posted 05-26-2008 04:55 AM

These chairs are absolutely gorgeous, true works of art.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#12 posted 06-05-2008 05:17 PM

Nice Job ….So how long did it take you to make it ? Did you just make it from pictures ? or did you find a plan someplace ?

Thanks for posting …..yes what a nice looking chair ..

-- Mike in Bonney Lake " If you are real real real good your whole life, You 'll be buried in a curly maple coffin when you die."

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#13 posted 02-07-2009 11:58 PM

Nicely done. Your curves and joinery are flowing together nicely. This really makes me want to make some furniture. I need some dining room chairs that don’t have upholstery on the back, as one of my cats loves to do the toenail thing on them.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#14 posted 02-08-2009 12:50 AM

lovely maloof-esque chairs well done.A faultless preformance from you on this one. well done again regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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