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Flaming Cherry Rocker

Sam Maloof style Rocked I made from Flaming or Curley Cherry I found when I was in Amish country in Southern Tn. where I often buy Kiln dried Lumber from Mr. Yoder. On this day I spied some (undressed boards) Cherry Boards that ranged from 14” to 16” wide and 2” thick. As I brushed the saw dust away I could that these boards had a very figured grain,I purchased two of the boards just to see what lay beneath the surface and, I was not dissapointed when I ran them through the Planer they were Beautiful. In fact I drove back the next day and loaded up with boards cut from the same tree, over a 100 mile round trip and well worth it. This for me was a unique find. The accents are Black Walnut.
This is the 2nd. Maloof Style Rocker I have made using Scott Morrisons plans. Thanks for looking.

-- -- Soli Deo gloria!

Thanks for posting this incredible rocker here! We just can’t get enough of that gorgeous cherry. Can’t wait to see what other masterpieces you’ll be making from the rest of it.

L/W

-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin

Wow! Just amazingly beautiful, true art. The wood, the lines and particularly that sculptured seat. Thank you for sharing.

-- Jack

What a beauty.

—Madts.

-- Tor and Odin are the greatest of gods.

Amazing work.this is one beautiful chair.

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

Just beautiful!

-- The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men - and women - to do nothing. Burke

Thank you all for your kind comments you are a wonderful group.

-- -- Soli Deo gloria!

super nice woodworking

your skills really show in your work , fantastic job

-- Wheaties

Love it, exceptional timber and craftsmanship !

-- wood wolf

Thanks William. I had not seen your creations until to day, as I often do I look at my commenters posted work, and let me say I was I’m pressed at the great projects you have posted on this site.

-- -- Soli Deo gloria!