LumberJocks

Early Maloof rocker

  • Advertise with us

« back to Designing Woodworking Projects forum

Forum topic by Loren posted 11-19-2013 02:10 AM 547 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Loren's profile

Loren

7742 posts in 2343 days


11-19-2013 02:10 AM

I’m not a big Maloof fan, but it’s interesting to see
an older piece before the iconic rocker emerged
from his studio. I had his book at one point but
don’t recall many pictures of his older work in it.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sam-Maloof-Rocking-Chair-Leather-Seat-Vintage-1972-/231089400227?pt=Antiques_Furniture&hash=item35ce0069a3

-- http://lawoodworking.com


4 replies so far

View SirTonka's profile

SirTonka

67 posts in 459 days


#1 posted 11-19-2013 02:34 AM

Maloof was the man and he knew how to play the game
thanks for the link

View jap's profile

jap

1232 posts in 749 days


#2 posted 11-19-2013 02:38 AM

Have you seen this guys project? You might like it.
Click for details

-- Joel

View JADobson's profile

JADobson

335 posts in 806 days


#3 posted 11-19-2013 03:12 AM

Wow. $65,000!

-- James

View R_Stad's profile

R_Stad

164 posts in 538 days


#4 posted 11-19-2013 03:43 PM

I can understand that not all styles can appeal to all people. I also think that Maloof’s personal qualities and approach to his work can be inspiring to all who are trying to make things both beautiful and functional. He felt a connection between the wood he was using, the piece he was building, and the people who would ultimately use the piece. I like that.

-- Rod - Oregon

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

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