...it takes the eye of an artist, the hand of a craftsman and the design skills of an engineer. Sam Maloof embodies all of these traits and, in case you haven't surmised, is one of my biggest influences. Not only has Sam helped change the perception and attitudes of consumers all over the world, but he has been instrumental in bringing the craft of woodworking to new levels.
The benefits of rocking in a chair are numerous and include relieving lower back pain, blood pressure therapy, calming a crying baby, and rocking to stay fit. Read more about rockers and comfort.
The human body, although as varied as wood grain itself, still wants to be comfortable. With this in mind, I build my rocking chairs with exceptional lumbar support, sculpted seats, headrests and arms, all of which are sanded to a glass-like finish to cradle your body as though it were made just for the rocking chair instead of the reverse. Read more about my chair building process.
Woodworking is my passion - and building custom chairs is what makes that passion burn. The challenges of creating a thing of beauty, lasting strength, pleasing form and sensual comfort are numerous and force me to continually revise my pieces. I refuse to accept the notion that I have mastered my craft; complacency and status quo have no place in my workshop. More about me, including exhibits and awards.
Rocking chairs - Handmade by Scott Morrison inspired by Sam Maloof.
Custom rocking chairs are made from a variety of hardwoods including walnut, cherry, and maple.