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My first rocking horse - Mr Darcy

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Project by jollygreengiant posted 10-31-2014 08:30 PM 1125 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My very first rocking made around 9 years ago for a little girl who was born with Downs syndrome. He is made from recycled Mahogany on a stand made from an old Ash door frame, I left the rebates for the lock and latch escutcheon visible on the underside of the base of the stand. The second photo is unusual as it shows me with hair and the horse with none!

-- If at first you do succeed try not to look surprised





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alholstein

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#1 posted 10-31-2014 09:27 PM

Very very nice.

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#2 posted 10-31-2014 10:12 PM

Awesome…! Did you cut your hair so you could glue it on the horse?

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#3 posted 11-01-2014 02:58 AM

Absolutely Beautiful. What a gift … to the girl and your carving ability.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#4 posted 11-01-2014 06:48 AM

Beautiful Work….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#5 posted 11-01-2014 02:04 PM

nice job

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#6 posted 11-01-2014 02:51 PM

Excellent work. I am doing my first carving and the experience has been satisfying.

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#7 posted 11-01-2014 05:30 PM

Absolutely great rocky horse.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#8 posted 11-01-2014 06:58 PM

Awesome

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#9 posted 11-01-2014 08:03 PM

If this was the first, how good the last one looks! It’s incredible alive.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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