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Maloof Rocker - Padauk #3: Seat carving

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Blog entry by yellowtruck75 posted 08-24-2010 03:57 PM 1329 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Havn’t completed much work lately on my chair, my wife and I recently bought a new house so we are trying to sell our current one. Last night I was able to do my first rough grinding on the seat. Looks like I will be able to save a good amount of the white sap wood that runs through the seat. I also have started to glue up the back supports and rockers (no pictures). I have decided to add strips of maple into the rockers and back supports as an accent.

Tonight I will spend a few hours dansing the seat to try and smooth out the grinder marks.



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Luke

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#1 posted 08-24-2010 04:16 PM

One day I will have the time and skill to make one of these. Right now it seems too daugnting a task. Looks great. Keep up the good work.

-- LAS, http://www.abettersign.com

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Canadian Woodworks

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#2 posted 08-24-2010 05:22 PM

that sap line is awesome

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables http://www.canadianwoodworks.com

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