Mark ( on November 20th, 2009

Another in the series of reviews of DVD’s from the SmartFlix Woodworking University, this time I review two profile DVDs: Sam Maloof and Tage Frid from Taunton Press.  While these DVD’s do not solely contain content on woodworking technique, if you have any interest in what goes on in the shops and minds of two […]

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Mark ( on March 17th, 2009

There’s still more work to do on the rockers and back braces but for now I have them on hold. However, with the joinery on the seat blank complete, I needed to complete the work on the front and rear legs so that they will mate with these joints in the seat. As you will […]

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Mark ( on March 8th, 2009

From a woodworkers perspective, the thing that stands out most about a sculpted rocking chair like this is probably the Maloof-style joints used to join the legs to the seat. With all of the lamination behind me, I took the plunge to start the work for this unique joinery. The joinery starts on the seat […]

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