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Crown Jewel Maloof style rocker

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Project by bkap posted 01-18-2021 12:25 AM 1926 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maloof style rocking chair in Claro Walnut with my Crown Jewell glass.
You can see better pictures on my web site at kappelusa.com

I have been making this style rocker for over 65 years shipping them all over the world and never had one returned.

Free text to build this style rocker, just email me for your request. [email protected]

-- Rocking Chair Guy





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 01-18-2021 01:00 AM

Bill…it is always good to see your rockers. I came down to learn how to make a rocker from you a couple of years ago. Making the rocker is one of the highlights of my woodworking.

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PaulDoug

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#2 posted 01-18-2021 01:00 AM

In my opinion,,, anyone that makes one of these rockers is a Master of the Master wood workers…. AWESOME…

-- “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil, is for good men to do nothing"- Edmond Burke

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pottz

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#3 posted 01-18-2021 01:39 AM

another masterpiece bill,i love seeing your creations.and my hat off too you for giving away plans for free,your a true woodworker,the best people their are period.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#4 posted 01-18-2021 01:46 AM

Always good to see a Maloof rocker. Excellent work!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 01-18-2021 02:56 AM

Truly gorgeous.

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#6 posted 01-18-2021 02:57 AM

I agree with Redoak, always good to see your rockers Bill!

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 01-18-2021 03:30 AM

Beautiful rocker. Intriguing glasswork too.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#8 posted 01-18-2021 09:21 AM

Wow

-- Petey

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Andrek

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#9 posted 01-18-2021 10:21 AM

Outstanding work, very nicely done, I wish I could afford ’’claro walnut’’ Bravo,

-- andrek

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#10 posted 01-19-2021 12:14 AM

Love it Bill. I’ll be sending you an email. :)

-- Darrel

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#11 posted 01-19-2021 09:31 AM

I wish I could do something like that.

-- Bob

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#12 posted 01-19-2021 01:17 PM

Unreal! That is a museum piece. I am completely stunned.

-- Will, Any weekend envolving saw dust is a good one.

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#13 posted 01-20-2021 01:23 AM

Another beauty. One of these days I am finally going to build one from the plans I bought from you a few years ago.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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bkap

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#14 posted 01-20-2021 08:48 PM

I have had questions from woodworker all over the world wondering if they could build the Maloof style rocker. If anyone has worked wood they can build this rocker. Following my instructions you just make one board at time. I give you a “time line” to follow like step 1,2,3, and so on with full detailed information and pictures to correspond with my “time Line” all of which makes it an easy, but a long project (about 200 hours for me). A little cutting, shaping and sanding presto it is finished.
No kitting if you are a woodworker you can do it. I made one for each of my four girls which has been a blessing for the whole family and one that with our great grand kids is now an heirloom in each of their families.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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bkap

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#15 posted 01-20-2021 08:49 PM

I have had questions from woodworker all over the world wondering if they could build the Maloof style rocker. If anyone has worked wood they can build this rocker. Following my instructions you just make one board at time. I give you a “time line” to follow like step 1,2,3, and so on with full detailed information and pictures to correspond with my “time Line” all of which makes it an easy, but a long project (about 200 hours for me). A little cutting, shaping and sanding presto it is finished.
No kitting if you are a woodworker you can do it. I made one for each of my four girls which has been a blessing for the whole family and one that with our great grand kids is now an heirloom in each of their families.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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