LumberJocks

Maloof Inspired Rocker

  • Advertise with us
Project by Mick posted 124 days ago 871 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at a Maloof Rocker.The grinding makes a hell of a mess but it turned out pretty well.

-- The City Woodworker





10 comments so far

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

2580 posts in 1023 days


#1 posted 124 days ago

A Maloof rocker is a challenging project but well worth the effort. You’re rocker looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View Mick's profile

Mick

17 posts in 124 days


#2 posted 124 days ago

Thanks. I think i am going to try the Maloof low back chair next.

-- The City Woodworker

View Andrek's profile

Andrek

27 posts in 515 days


#3 posted 124 days ago

Yessss,,, bravo for the nice work , I know how much effort it takes, but what a reward at the end. I bet you won’t be able to let your eyes of that chair for a longggg time.
Thanks for sharing.

-- andrek

View Belg1960's profile

Belg1960

786 posts in 1670 days


#4 posted 124 days ago

Very nice job, are the back slats steam bent?

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

View Mick's profile

Mick

17 posts in 124 days


#5 posted 124 days ago

Thanks Guys. Bleg1960, The back slats are cut out of 8/4 stock on the band saw. I used two different templates. First I marked and cut the template out on the front then I used the second template for the side profile to get the curve.

-- The City Woodworker

View bugz's profile

bugz

773 posts in 1269 days


#6 posted 124 days ago

Looks great, lots of work and dust. Very nice.

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

View Belg1960's profile

Belg1960

786 posts in 1670 days


#7 posted 124 days ago

Mick, thanks for the info. Very labor intensive chair. That does not make this a cheap project when it comes to buying the material for sure. Could you share what your lumber cost worked out to? Pat

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

View Mick's profile

Mick

17 posts in 124 days


#8 posted 124 days ago

Pat, I am in school at the american woodworking academy in St Louis so the lumber was covered as part of my tuition. The whole project took 54 board feet of 8/4 oak. They did not have 8/4 stock at the school so I had to laminate 3/4 boards together. I dont think I will ever do it that way again its a real pain to glue up that much wood.

-- The City Woodworker

View Belg1960's profile

Belg1960

786 posts in 1670 days


#9 posted 124 days ago

I guess you could call that part of the education. LOL That seems like alot of extra work to get to the final dimension but you have to do whats right. Thanks for the feedback.

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

View DocSavage45's profile

DocSavage45

4762 posts in 1447 days


#10 posted 123 days ago

Mick,

I think your tuition money is well spent! Best wishes to a guy with skill, talent and desire. Rockers and chairs teach us Sooooo Much. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase