Maloof inspired rocking chair

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Project by maraziukas posted 09-15-2011 02:37 PM 2797 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The second rocking chair I made. I put slideshow on you tube .

-- Maraziukas, Lithuania,

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#1 posted 09-15-2011 02:45 PM

Wow… like, wow! Veeerry nice.
I really like the contrasting wood at the foot.


-- Ray

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#2 posted 09-15-2011 02:55 PM

Wow, amazing. I also checked out your Ash Rocking Chair YouTube video. I liked the music there better, DIO!

-- Ev in Framingham, MA

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#3 posted 09-15-2011 04:01 PM

Magnificent! Whose plans did you use?

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#4 posted 09-15-2011 04:30 PM

Thanks guys. I used Scott Morrison plans .

-- Maraziukas, Lithuania,

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#5 posted 09-15-2011 04:33 PM

Absolutely beautiful. Can I ask you about how many hours it took you? I’m considering trying one of these in the next year.

-- Bobthebuilderinmichigan

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#6 posted 09-15-2011 05:15 PM

Actually, i don’t have a clue… It took me maybe three months working in the evenings, some times a couple of hours at weekends.

-- Maraziukas, Lithuania,

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#7 posted 09-15-2011 07:57 PM

Dare I say, this is one of the nicest Maloof-inspired chairs I have seen. It fits my tastes exactly.

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#8 posted 09-15-2011 09:31 PM

hi very very nice love the dark wood you did a great job with the build congratulation it will be a family air loom it will be handed down from one generation to the other
i am siting writing this on the same rocker that i finished about 3 months ago the are great fun to build but a lot of sanding most of it by hand not my fervid thing to do but the end product is well worth the effort


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#9 posted 09-16-2011 12:02 AM

Very nice I hope mine turns out half as nice, I am using cherry.

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#10 posted 09-16-2011 12:53 AM

Great looking rocking chair

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina,

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#11 posted 09-16-2011 01:30 AM

Ditto Ditto and Ditto to all the above comments!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#12 posted 09-16-2011 03:13 AM

This is one of the nicest rockers I have ever seen You guys that build these have my undying respect. I think I have enough wood and tools to do this but I lack the talent! How hard are the plans/instructions to follow? I would love to try one.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 09-16-2011 03:26 PM

One of the finest examples I have ever seen. Spectacular work. Thank you for sharing.

-- Scott Morrison, Montana,

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#14 posted 09-16-2011 05:25 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!!! This is a new heirloom! The proportions, lines, overall beauty. This is an amazing work of art. Thanks for posting.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#15 posted 09-17-2011 12:40 AM

I agree, absolutely goregous. This is one amazing chair!! What finish did you use?

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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