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Project by yellowtruck75 posted 08-05-2012 07:52 PM 2090 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tiger Maple Rocking Chair.

Inspired by Sam Maloof and Hal Taylor.

First time ever working with tiger maple.

Show piece for our next art show in Mt Gretna PA August 18th & 19th.

Unfortunately found a small defect in the headrest while re-sawing, plugged with a small 1/2” plug and hope that it will blend in more with age.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 08-05-2012 07:56 PM

Super looking chair very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ShaneA

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#2 posted 08-05-2012 08:08 PM

Beautiful. They are amazing looking chairs, well done.

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nonickswood

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#3 posted 08-05-2012 08:15 PM

What a Show Piece, work of art!
One little flaw makes it truly Original.
Stunning!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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HalDougherty

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#4 posted 08-05-2012 11:12 PM

The tiger maple sets off the chair, or the chair sets off the tiger maple. Either way it’s going to be a great addition to your display.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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JL7

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#5 posted 08-05-2012 11:39 PM

This turned out great – love the maple. Gotta try this some day…....thanks.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 08-05-2012 11:56 PM

Beautiful chair and great work. I love the tiger stripes across the back braces. All of your rockers are great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Chris P

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#7 posted 08-06-2012 12:20 AM

wow, this is beautiful!

-- Chris, Long Island

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Bobsboxes

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#8 posted 08-06-2012 12:24 AM

Very stunning, a super piece of art.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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MonteCristo

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#9 posted 08-06-2012 12:30 AM

Beautiful rocker ! The round side table is really nice too !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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Hawaiilad

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#10 posted 08-06-2012 01:30 AM

A real work of Art…thanks for sharing it with us

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 08-06-2012 03:18 AM

Another beautiful Trophy!

Great job!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#12 posted 08-06-2012 03:20 AM

Outstanding piece of work and great selection of wood.

Arlin

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exelectrician

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#13 posted 08-06-2012 06:00 PM

Flaw? what flaw? – Your rocker is flawless in my eyes…

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 08-06-2012 07:27 PM

This is awesome. What a wonderful job you did on this.

helluvawreck
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Jamie Speirs

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#15 posted 08-06-2012 08:01 PM

That is one amazing chair

I know the wood and it must really

look good in the flesh, a picture could

never do this chair justice and the pictures

are excellent.

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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