Sam Maloof Inspired Rocking Chair with SlideShow

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Project by clarkey posted 210 days ago 1141 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This has been an education in woodworking for me l’ve learned so much . I found that when you take your time doing projects with Walnut looking at the grain every day you can’t wait until its done , because when you put the finish on and the grain pops out you realize why you picked Walnut. Thank you lumber jocks for all the inspiration you send out by posting your projects and comments . Thanks for looking !

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#1 posted 210 days ago

This is a beauty. I could only dream of building one. Thanks for sharing.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#2 posted 210 days ago

A very beautiful rocking chair.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#3 posted 210 days ago

First rate chair build, could never guess it was your first one! I think there are many more in your future?

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

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Glen Peterson

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#4 posted 210 days ago

This is very impressive. Looks great. I checked out your other projects and this is a big step forward. I admire your willingness to take on a Maloof chair. You did a great job.

-- Glen

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#5 posted 210 days ago

You’ve made a very beautiful Maloof rocker. Its a challenging and time consuming project to attempt and you have done a great job.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 210 days ago

Very nice work

-- Vince

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#7 posted 209 days ago

Wow you did an excellent job Clarkey it is awesome…you have to be very pleased with that rocker….thanks for sharing.

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

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#8 posted 209 days ago

That’s a beauty – nice detail on the headrest. Well done all around.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#9 posted 209 days ago

very cool I been wanting to try one of these I love it very good job

-- freighttrain,ky

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#10 posted 209 days ago

Click for details Thanks Guys

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#11 posted 209 days ago

That is a beautiful rocker and some amazing walnut!
You guys that build these have my undying respect. It just looks insurmountable from here. But someday….......

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

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#12 posted 208 days ago

Beautiful Heirloom!

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

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#13 posted 205 days ago

Superb work on that gorgeous chair. You have awesome skills and talent to make such a challenging style of chair.

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#14 posted 183 days ago

Wow that is just gorgeous ..One day maybe soon I will build one of these …

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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