Rocking Camel

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Project by Scott Michael posted 02-06-2009 12:52 PM 3549 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The smiles and joy this project brought was well worth the 30 hours in making it. It is made from solid Poplar and is a substantial piece. It weighs in at @ 90 lbs so it’s not something you want to be moving around.

-- scmichael

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#1 posted 02-06-2009 01:05 PM

how cool. what a creative piece.

-- making sawdust....

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#2 posted 02-06-2009 02:37 PM

I would sometime like to make a rocking CBR900, but a camel? Now that’s cool!!!! Good job and sustainable too makes it even better!

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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#3 posted 02-06-2009 03:05 PM

Who gets to ride it?

I’ll bet adults are tempted to try it out also.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#4 posted 02-06-2009 05:43 PM

That’s a trip … good stuff.

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#5 posted 02-06-2009 05:47 PM

Very cool! How do you hold on?

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#6 posted 02-06-2009 06:13 PM

I have to say, I’ve never seen a rocking camel, but this is pretty cool.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#7 posted 02-06-2009 07:13 PM

Cool character! Great idea, so fun.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 02-06-2009 07:26 PM

we’ve now seen elephants, motorcycles, trucks, goats and now camels. Some very lucky children out there!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 02-07-2009 12:14 AM

I like this as well as your horse do you have plans for either or did you make this from scratch without plans ?Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#10 posted 02-07-2009 12:27 AM

Love your camel. Very nicely done.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 02-07-2009 01:11 AM

That is seriously cool !!

-- Dragonsrite, Minnesota

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#12 posted 02-07-2009 07:20 AM

Very nice looking camel :-) very cool

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#13 posted 02-10-2009 12:57 AM

Love it. Very cool stuff, I wouldnt even know how to begin something like that.

-- Janice

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#14 posted 02-12-2009 01:55 AM

This is soooo cute.Lucky kid who gets to ride this one.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#15 posted 02-15-2009 06:28 PM

How fun! It looks like it would be a lot of fun to ride on this. But, I’m a bit leary as to asking where the “hairy stuff” came from . . . Who’s chest?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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