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Project by Les Casteel posted 1383 days ago 2566 views 10 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another nice couple in Southern California is looking forward to this one. It was built from southern Missouri walnut, cut 3 years ago and air dried here in northern Arkansas. It has the typical Maloof amenities and is finished with my customary finish of oil followed up with wipe on poly, 8 coats. Finally, a gentle rubdown and some Minwax paste wax (dark), then into the crate and onto the dock at FEDEX. Thanks for looking.

-- Les, Arkansas, www.woodthatrocks.com





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CampD

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#1 posted 1383 days ago

Another beauty!

-- Doug...

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 1383 days ago

beautiful work LES, you did an awesome job

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 1383 days ago

Way beautiful completely wonderful plus extra fine wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 1383 days ago

I’ve got no words to describe this one!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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degoose

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#5 posted 1382 days ago

Takes my breath away…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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DocK16

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#6 posted 1382 days ago

Very nice finish This is a bucket list project.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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Woodwrecker

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#7 posted 1382 days ago

Les, your work is so far above my skill level, I don’t feel worthy to comment on it other then to say that it’s absolutely beautiful!

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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docholladay

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#8 posted 1382 days ago

That is some nice work. Gotta love that walnut wood. I had my first experience working with walnut this weekend and it is now my new favorite wood. Very well done.

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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Gary88

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#9 posted 1382 days ago

Ditto on all the previous comments

-- Gary, MN

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patron

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#10 posted 1382 days ago

you sure have this down .

very nice ,

the finish and the wood are excellent !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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woodworm

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#11 posted 1382 days ago

WOW! ...absolutely beautiful rocker – magnificent work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#12 posted 1382 days ago

Just Gorgeous!!! I’m sure your clients will be thrilled.

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

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wseand

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#13 posted 1382 days ago

I love those rockers, who doesn’t right. Incredible finish.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Skylark53

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#14 posted 1382 days ago

Beautifully done! You are really having fun with these now! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Ken90712

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#15 posted 1382 days ago

A work of art for sure! Mr. Maloof would be proud I’m sure. Wow the is something,,,, I’ll send you my address.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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