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My attempt at a rocking horse for my neice.( No plans for, critics lol)

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Project by rudedog552 posted 2618 days ago 1398 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife asked me if i could build a rocking horse. My ego yelled YES! as my knowledge said… Ive never built one lol. So it was quite a task to figure out with no pics or info. I went off the cuff and just started striking lines and arcs untill my “actual size” on a piece if plywood drawing seemed to work . so here it is. my neice loves it.

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16





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rudedog552

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#1 posted 2618 days ago

Sorry about the blurry pic . my camera needs new batteries.

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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#2 posted 2618 days ago

Looks good to me! Plans are for cowards! :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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oscorner

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#3 posted 2618 days ago

If it rocks and looks like a horse, then it must be a rocking horse. Looks like you did a fine job.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Bob Babcock

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#4 posted 2618 days ago

Lol…Os…I was thinking exactly the same thing while looking at the pictures….Looks good Randy.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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mot

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#5 posted 2618 days ago

That’s cool. It looks like the one that Buddy the Elf made in Elf. Don’t knock it, he was one of Santa’s Elves! That’s a really nice gift!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#6 posted 2618 days ago

Randy I like your horse and your attitude – damn the Torpedos – Full Speed Ahead! Who needs plans, we all know what a horse looks like – now Gidde Up.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#7 posted 2618 days ago

haha.. I’m with Os.

Well done!!!

and your niece loves it. What more could one ask???

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

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#8 posted 2618 days ago

turned out great…i like the artwork on the”face”...

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#9 posted 2618 days ago

Heck if we had plans we would’nt look at em anyway. I love that horse, look at the padding on the back of that thing, man I’d give that a ride. Your niece I bet loves it. jockmike

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

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rudedog552

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#10 posted 2617 days ago

LMBO! You guy’s are hillarious! Thanks all. Well I’m all out of projects for now so I think I’m gonna check out your projects. You all are very cool!

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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#11 posted 2617 days ago

Randy. All projects started with someone who didn’t have a plan. They they drew it up and othered used it to modify. So you are the originator of this plan. Great Job. Satisfaction #1.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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rudedog552

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#12 posted 2617 days ago

Thanks Karson. That means alot comming from a fine woodworker as yourself. I loved your smoked chicken project even though i salivated all over my keyboard lol

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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#13 posted 2617 days ago

So, is that a Painted Pony?

I once made a rocking cow and rocking pig. Sold the cow to some farmer and gave the pig to the local children’s shelter. Nobody would buy the pig without the poke.

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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rudedog552

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#14 posted 2615 days ago

it was painted with what i had on hand. lol I’ll bet you got some magic beans for yours

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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rudedog552

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#15 posted 2615 days ago

Who’s with me when i say… we need a live chat room?

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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