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Rocking Pony II

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Project by Jerry Spencer posted 07-18-2015 08:18 PM 946 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This the second rocking pony I’ve made, the first was for our one year old granddaughter. This one is for our church’s silent auction this fall.
The body is cherry and the rest is hard maple.
All I need now is to come up with a minimum bid for it, I’m thinking $100. Any thoughts?
Thanks for looking

-- Jerry - Ohio





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 07-18-2015 08:25 PM

after looking at the pics, I’d say $100 is a good starting figure, nice job

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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Hawaiilad

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#2 posted 07-18-2015 10:48 PM

Great looking Pony Jerry, and I’m sure they will bid much more than $100 for it.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Andrek

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#3 posted 07-19-2015 11:46 AM

wow the picture looks familiar , the work looks great,and it is worth the effort if you imagine the smiles that it will bring and that!!! you cannot evaluate

-- andrek

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 07-19-2015 12:30 PM

That’s a very nice pony, Jerry, and the kids will love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 07-19-2015 11:45 PM

$100 sound cheap for a starting point to me. That is a VERY nice pony.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Jerry Spencer

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#6 posted 07-20-2015 12:58 AM

Thanks for the comments and bid help. I’m thinking if no one meets the $100, I’ll take it home and save it for the next grand child, when ever it comes.

-- Jerry - Ohio

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UncleStumpy

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#7 posted 07-20-2015 04:37 AM

You are donating this? You are a very generous man!

I made one similar to this a couple of years ago for a nephew and I know how much work went into this project. And THIS is a very nice pony. I was asked by friends of his parents what i thought it was worth and I told them I wouldn’t sell it for less than $250. I assume you know the patrons of your church and I hope the bidding is fast and furious.

Well done sir.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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Tim_CPWD

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#8 posted 07-20-2015 06:49 AM

Well done. I agree with UncleStumpy this is a very generous gift. If someone takes this home for $100 they are getting an amazing deal. You have made an heirloom for some lucky child. Good luck with the auction.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns

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papaBill

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#9 posted 08-27-2015 02:50 PM

Very nice job. Keep us posted.

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