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Project by RClark posted 03-04-2021 03:44 AM 772 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maloof inspired rocker. I bought the plans, so I can’t claim design of the piece. The only part I can claim is the build execution and the decisions regarding how to use the grain to best effect.

-- Ray





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 03-04-2021 04:46 AM

Beautiful. chairs like this is the upper level of craftsmanship

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Peteybadboy

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#2 posted 03-04-2021 08:42 AM

A work of art. Beautiful

-- Petey

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Eric

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#3 posted 03-04-2021 11:36 AM

Beautiful craftsmanship, great job

-- Eric, building the dream

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Redoak49

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#4 posted 03-04-2021 11:42 AM

Excellent workmanship.

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Bobsboxes

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#5 posted 03-04-2021 01:09 PM

Beautiful rocker, nice use of beautiful wood.

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

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987Ron

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#6 posted 03-04-2021 01:34 PM

very nice rocker, as stated great workmanship and the finish is wonderful.

-- Ron

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oldrivers

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#7 posted 03-04-2021 02:30 PM

My favorite style Rocker, looks great congratulitions on a great build.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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WillliamMSP

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#8 posted 03-04-2021 02:50 PM

Excellent work – it deserves pics larger than thumbnails!

-- Practice makes less sucky. (Bill, Minneapolis, MN)

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BigMig

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#9 posted 03-04-2021 03:17 PM

Definitely a great achievement.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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PaulDoug

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#10 posted 03-04-2021 03:17 PM

I always think those chairs are more works of art than furniture.. Beautiful!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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BurlyBob

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#11 posted 03-04-2021 04:02 PM

That’s just gorgeous.

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pottz

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#12 posted 03-04-2021 04:09 PM

yeah better pic’s and bigger would really show off that beautiful rocker better.i love what looks like turquiose fiill on the chair arm.

-- 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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mtnwild

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#13 posted 03-04-2021 04:17 PM

Beautiful, really well done. great looking wood…That’s special…Be proud…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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RClark

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#14 posted 03-04-2021 04:31 PM

Thanks to all for the very kind words.

As for the fill on the arm, I had a thick piece of stock that was the perfect size, but the only problem was the void that was in it.

The void went all the way though the arm.

I had learned of colored epoxy and so I decided to try it. I tinted it with a small amount of acrylic paint. And then I filed that void with it.

I had to sand it smooth with micromesh to get it to polish up.

-- Ray

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therealSteveN

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#15 posted 03-04-2021 06:56 PM

Looks inviting. Love the arm, embrace the imperfections, they just add character. :-)

-- Think safe, be safe

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