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Rocking Horse!

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Project by Jim posted 02-09-2015 02:56 PM 838 views 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished up a commissioned rocking horse! I kept me super busy all week, but I know my customer will be pleased!

It’s made of Hard Maple and Walnut, and constructed using screws (faster assembly, it was a tight deadline) and dowels (also walnut).

And for the curious, I’m an Industrial Designer, so I use Rhinoceros for the 3D work. Just my preference.

I finished it with pure Tung oil from Woodcraft, which I read is safer for kids, though the little girl who will rock this horse (sorry, pun) isn’t even born yet, so it’ll sit for at least a year before it gets used regularly.

Thanks for checking out my project! If you want to see more, subscribe to me on YouTube!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMAyvjM-Y40&list=UUJ9zZJPW3woD9AdhR-RPnjQ


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#1 posted 02-09-2015 06:09 PM

This turned out nicely.

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