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Project by RBWoodworker posted 12-23-2011 09:53 PM 2156 views 11 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a Maloof Lowback chair I was commissioned to build for a former client..It’s a lot easier than a rocker, but there was a ton of sculpting and shaping..but I did have a good time with it.. I posted more details and pictures on my website. This chair has only one coat of finish..I will be adding 12 more coats to really give it that shine

http://randallalanfurniture.squarespace.com/blog/2011/12/23/maloof-lowback-chair-1.html

feel free to check it out and post comments.. Thanks for looking!!

-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/





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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 12-23-2011 10:58 PM

Real nice, Randy.

Lee

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doncutlip

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#2 posted 12-23-2011 11:16 PM

The last time I saw something like that was at an art fair in Hawaii, and that stuff was selling for THOUSANDS, beautiful chair

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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cwdance1

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#3 posted 12-23-2011 11:29 PM

Wow that is beautiful.

Wonderful wood and expert craftsmanship, just doesn’t get any better.

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Dennis Zongker

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#4 posted 12-24-2011 02:23 AM

Beautiful Chair! Very well done!

-- Dennis Zongker

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#5 posted 12-24-2011 02:59 AM

Love that, Randy! Those lines are just flowing so freely. Must be really comfortable.

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

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 12-24-2011 06:02 AM

Very cool work Randy it looks wonderful.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ShaneA

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#7 posted 12-24-2011 06:09 AM

Looks great, well done.

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 12-24-2011 06:42 AM

Thats a great chair. You’ve done a great job at carving and shaping the chair. The joinery looks fabulous.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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SteveGaskins

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#9 posted 12-24-2011 06:46 AM

Randy, incredible, stunning, I love it. What type of finish will you use? A total of 13 coats….wow.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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RBWoodworker

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#10 posted 12-24-2011 06:52 AM

Thanks everyone..

SCengineer..I used the maloof mixture since it’s what the customer wanted..I apply 6 coats of the poly/oil and 6 coats of the oil/wax..it will really look nice after the final coat..

-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/

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Craftsman on the lake

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#11 posted 12-24-2011 01:38 PM

I clicked the link and spontaneously went ‘awwww’.

Nice, clean design. Beautiful.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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SteveGaskins

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#12 posted 12-25-2011 12:34 AM

Thanks Randy, I appreciate the information concerning the finish.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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zakiwarfel

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#13 posted 12-13-2016 05:58 AM

Gorgeous work. How do you use the 5 degree router bits to make the Maloof joints?

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