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Black walnut Maloof rocking chair

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Project by yellowtruck75 posted 01-17-2014 12:45 AM 1853 views 7 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maloof inspired rocking chair built for my sister who is expecting her first child.

Black walnut with maple accents.





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Bob Areddy

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#1 posted 01-17-2014 12:54 AM

That’s some amazing work right there. Museum piece. Looks REALLY comfy too!

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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Dale

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#2 posted 01-17-2014 01:07 AM

Absolutely beautiful, your choice of wood for the seat and arms is exceptional.

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

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 01-17-2014 01:32 AM

You have definitely got these down pat! Love the sapwood streak on the seat.

Now you need to come to Oklahoma and coach me through one of these.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 01-17-2014 01:34 AM

Beautiful Maloof Chair…

-- 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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Bobsboxes

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#5 posted 01-17-2014 03:04 AM

Great build, great choice of wood also, really a cherished piece.

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

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lanwater

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#6 posted 01-17-2014 04:34 AM

Great rocker!
The arms grain is lovely no the whole thing is lovely.

Great job.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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deon

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#7 posted 01-17-2014 08:03 AM

Very elegant

-- Dreaming patterns

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tinnman65

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#8 posted 01-17-2014 11:05 AM

Another beautiful rocker, I’m sure she’ll get plenty of time in that rocker with the baby.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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clarkey

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#9 posted 01-17-2014 12:03 PM

Very nice !!!!

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TheWoodenOyster

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#10 posted 01-17-2014 02:20 PM

Beautiful!!! Looks like you’ve made quite a few of these. How long is the process taking you at this point? Just curious to see the difference in time between when you started and now.

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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yellowtruck75

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#11 posted 01-17-2014 02:39 PM

WoodenOyster
If I am only working on a rocker I can usualy complete one in 3 – 4 weeks.

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tkroupa

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#12 posted 01-17-2014 02:44 PM

Very nice, I hope one day my wood working skills let me try to do one of these. This is a great looking piece of furniture.

-- Tim, Meridian, Idaho https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kroupa-Kustum-Idaho-Wood-Krafts/1429234470652972

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dahenley

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#13 posted 01-17-2014 03:04 PM

On the next one you do. Could you show us some of the boards and then billets you use before the masterpiece is assembled and awwing us haha

Thank you. Your chairs are magnificent looking.

-- David Henley

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TheWoodenOyster

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#14 posted 01-17-2014 03:20 PM

Wow! That is quick to turn around one of these chairs. Do you do it full-time or part time?

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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yellowtruck75

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#15 posted 01-17-2014 06:17 PM

Part time

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