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Child sized Maloof rocker

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Project by yellowtruck75 posted 11-19-2010 07:56 PM 2121 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Cherry Maloof inspired rocker.

Used the help and guidance of Hal Taylor’s book and plans to complete the chair. This is my 4th rocker and 2nd Maloof. Chair will be a Christmas gift for my niece. Construction is very similiar to an adult sized Maloof except I choose to use 6 back supports instead of 7 and used 6/8 lumber instead of 8/4. Also tried to highlight a few knots that I found in the lumber.





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tonøsa

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#1 posted 11-19-2010 08:47 PM

Very nice rocker, your niece is very lucky.

-- Tom, Odense

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#2 posted 11-19-2010 09:10 PM

Nice job, about how big is that? Did you scale down the full size plans?

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DrDirt

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#3 posted 11-19-2010 09:46 PM

Nicely done… but 6/8 lumber?? ;-P

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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#4 posted 11-19-2010 09:48 PM

wow…where did you find the plans..:)

-- jjempson

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#5 posted 11-19-2010 10:27 PM

Excellent. I’m still working on my full sized chair, I am sure she will love it

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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#6 posted 11-20-2010 01:01 PM

Wow great chair, like the way you incorparated the knot into the arm rest.

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

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#7 posted 11-20-2010 06:23 PM

Beautiful chair! One that will be around for generations I’m sure!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 11-21-2010 04:19 PM

Wonderful looking chair and even more wonderfully executed, great deisgn

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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