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Project by yellowtruck75 posted 719 days ago 1732 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 719 days ago

Super looking chair very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ShaneA

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#2 posted 719 days ago

Beautiful. They are amazing looking chairs, well done.

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nonickswood

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#3 posted 719 days ago

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 719 days ago

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 719 days ago

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 719 days ago

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 718 days ago

wow, this is beautiful!

-- Chris, Long Island, http://northsummitblog.wordpress.com

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bugz

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#8 posted 718 days ago

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 718 days ago

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 718 days ago

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 718 days ago

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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Arlin Eastman

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#12 posted 718 days ago

Outstanding piece of work and great selection of wood.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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exelectrician

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#13 posted 718 days ago

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 718 days ago

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

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jamie Speirs

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#15 posted 718 days ago

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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