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Project by alholstein posted 05-05-2007 06:42 AM 1353 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a rocking horse that I made for my granddaughter for her 1st year birthday. She needed help to get on it at that time, but is able to get on by herself now. She really enjoys riding it and we have some on movies. A next project is a kitchen set for her, stove and sink etc. First grandchild so she doesn’t have to share time with others.

I got the pattern from U-Bild and used 2×12 and 1×12 pine and cut around the knots. The yarn for the mane and tail were the hardest to find.

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"





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WayneC

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#1 posted 05-05-2007 06:44 AM

Very nice. She looks like she is a happy young lady.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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David

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#2 posted 05-05-2007 07:24 AM

Very nice! Someone looks happy on her new horse! Excellent detailing.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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#3 posted 05-05-2007 01:53 PM

awww and is that her in the picture as well? If so, just look at how much she has grown…

the horse is beautiful. A treasure

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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pierre

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#4 posted 05-05-2007 02:06 PM

Hi Al,

very nice….I did the same a few years back….I`ll will post it one of these days but yours look better.

have a good day,

pierre

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Chip

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#5 posted 05-05-2007 07:24 PM

The horse is great and your granddaughter is quite the cutie. A family heirloom for sure! Thanks for posting this Al.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 05-06-2007 01:33 AM

I don’t know who’s luckier you for having such a sweet looking granddaughter or her for having such a neat present. I guess your both blessed. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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PanamaJack

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#7 posted 05-07-2007 05:39 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks, We are all glad you finally got here. Enjoy!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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scottdaddy

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#8 posted 11-05-2012 01:17 PM

She looks like a sleepy cowgirl : )

-- It's when they don't show their prices that you know they may be trying to rip you off.

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