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Maloof style Elegant Rocker

Cherry Rocker I built for my Daughter.
This project has been on my bucket list for some time it was such a joy to build. I learned some new techniques in joinery with the Maloof joints. I used the Scott Morrison plan and templates a piece of cake. The Rocker is constructed from Cherry with Black Walnut accents in the rockers, risers and where the screws are used on the legs, arms and headboard. There is a lot of sculpturing to be done on this chair which defines the character of the finished product. The finish is Tong oil, Maloof finish oils and a final wax. Any dust particles I could feel after the finish dried I burnished with finish wax and 0000 steel wool the finished chair is smooth as glass with a Satin sheen ,my Daughter loves it, hope you like is as well. Thanks for looking

-- -- Soli Deo gloria!

Beautiful chair a wonderful gift your daughter will always cherish.

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

fantastic curves and details beautiful

That is gorgeous. Nice work. That’s an heirloom for sure.

-- Losing fingers since 1969

I Thank ea. of you Super fine craftsmen

-- -- Soli Deo gloria!

Excellent job,sure your daughter loves it.Been on my bucket list for a long time

-- Retirement is not as easy as I thought it would be

Very very nice.

—Madts.

-- Tor and Odin are the greatest of gods.

Beautiful piece! Your daughter has got herself a jewel.

And another family heirloom is crafted . Really nice.

-- Wheaties

So beautiful!

-- --- Paul: jack of all dreams, master of none

I haven’t been on much lately so I missed the rocker. Dang Bill you are good, that is beautiful.

-- Jack