|Project by Mustang67||posted 07-06-2014 03:30 AM||910 views||1 time favorited||7 comments|
Found this rocking horse sitting in my driveway one afternoon. No idea where it came from at the time. A neighbor came by later that night and told me he had bought it but the rail was broken. His grand daughter rode it, but it tipped because of the rail. He asked if I could fix it. It was cracked in several other places, so I had replace it.
It’s made from 2 by 8 pine. I don’t have a band saw, so I used a jig saw to cut it to rough shape, and sanded the fine 1/8 inch or so. Then finished with golden oak stain and amber shellac. The color wasn’t perfect, but close. Then painted on the design to match. Finally I covered the design with a spray on clear coat to protect the acrylic paint.
I’m told the grand daughter was excited to have it back.