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Project by Joe Davis posted 337 days ago 1708 views 8 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So this is my second Chair and it was slightly more challenging than the first. But i really enjoyed the build.
I Definitely have a great appreciation for sam maloofs work it really showed me that by leaving allot of meat on the bone shall we say, you can make joinery look beautiful by sculpting it after assembly.
as well as using hard and soft lines to give a piece style.
Since the first chair was for my wife, this one was all mine =).
Like the first Chair i went with the Walnut with Purple Heart Plugs. I know I know its not ebony but hey sometimes you make due with with what you got in the shop…
Anyways i have about 40-45 hours in this chairs and it was a pretty straight forward build.





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Belg1960

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#1 posted 337 days ago

Fantastic job Joe. It looks like it was not that easy a build. The seat and those sculpted arms are still way beyond my capabilities. Maybe some day. Pat

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 337 days ago

beautiful rocker. These rockers are always a joy to look at yours included.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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mbs

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#3 posted 337 days ago

That is a beautiful chair. I just watched a video of Sam. Your fast at building these!

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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jap

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#4 posted 337 days ago

sweet

-- Joel

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aussiedave

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#5 posted 337 days ago

That is a beautiful rocker Joe…. I am sure Sam is looking down and giving you the thumbs up of a job well done.
It has that look that you just want to sit back in it and relax after a hard days work in your shop with a rather large grin on your face that says…”I made this”...lol Well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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slotman

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#6 posted 337 days ago

Beautiful work!!

-- Roger

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WayneC

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#7 posted 337 days ago

Wonderful.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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DustyMark

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#8 posted 337 days ago

Love it…

-- Mark, Florida

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ringtail

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#9 posted 337 days ago

This is a great rocker Joe and I really do like your work.

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Joe Davis

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#10 posted 337 days ago

Thank you

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Dale

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#11 posted 337 days ago

Very nice Joe, well done.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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R_Stad

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#12 posted 337 days ago

Beautiful. I just looked at your previous lowback chair. Inspiring.

-- Rod - Oregon

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BigMig

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#13 posted 337 days ago

WHat did you do for Finish. The craftsmanship is tremendous.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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gfadvm

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#14 posted 336 days ago

Joe, That is a work of art! I like your wood choices and the color of that walnut is just perfect. Very warm and inviting.

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

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Skylark53

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#15 posted 336 days ago

Very nice. Congratulations on an outstanding project.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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