Monday, June 21, 2010

Sam Maloof Style Rocking Chair, Finished Piece

This was my final project at the Seattle Central Community College Wood Construction Center. I recently graduated with an Associates in Applied Sciences. Immeasurable thanks to my instructors, John Harvey and Don Khile.

Constructed of Walnut with Ebony plugs and White Oak rocker accents
Finish: 4 coats-BioPoly NT (tree nut oil with natural resins), 1 coat-Tried and True (pure linseed/flaxseed oil and beeswax)
Click here for more info on woodworker Sam Maloof

Front Leg/Seat joint detail:

Rear Leg/Seat joint detail:

Rear Leg/Rocker joint detail:


  1. beautiful joints, great looking chair!

  2. Gorgeous piece. Are there any screws in this chair? What kind of glue did you use?

  3. Rear Leg/Rocker joint is flat? plane?

    or use something dubbo?

    please teach me .up load the picture!