Woodworking Profile: Sam Maloof

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See Maloof At Work Building and See How His Furniture Embodies His Ideas On Craft, Design, and Technique

This visually rich documentary spans a week with Maloof while he builds and discusses his designs, including his much imitated signature rocker. Its an opportunity to savor the nuances and substance that make Sam Maloof an inspiration to woodworkers everywhere. Youll also see how to:

- Sculpt joints with a router and rasp
- Create laminated rockers
- Use decorative splines for strength

Sam Maloof is one of the fathers of contemporary woodworking. Now in this video profile of a master craftsman, you can see Maloof at work and home, and see how his furniture embodies his ideas on craft, design, and technique.

Sam Maloof is a gifted and generous teacher. By spending time with Sam and watching him work, one cant help but benefit from his experience. Peter Korn, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship

Every classic Fine Woodworking video takes you right into an expert woodworker's shop. You'll see firsthand exactly how to do the work -- the tools, the techniques, and the subtle rhythms of each process. Now reissued in a downloadable format, this timeless information is even more accessible. Go directly to the chapter you want to watch and replay it as often as you want.

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Media TypeVideo
Number of Programs2


Program Title Duration
Woodworking Profile: Sam Maloof - Part 1 34:03
Woodworking Profile: Sam Maloof - Part 2 22:39
Total Time 56:42