Rocking Motorcycle

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Project by RS Woodworks posted 07-07-2009 05:20 AM 3989 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my favorite projects I’ve ever done. Simply because it brings a big smile to my little boys face every time he hops on and goes for a ride.
It’s the only thing I’ve made from template plans (although I did modify them a bit anyways :) )
I put Honda decals on it so it looks like daddy’s bike.

-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#1 posted 07-07-2009 05:29 AM

I absolutely loved the rocking horse my dad built for me, but man…this is something else. You’ve got one lucky son. Awesome job – that’s just fantastic.

-- I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it - Thomas Jefferson

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#2 posted 07-07-2009 05:30 AM

Wow this is really cool. Do you make adult size LOL I love projects that brings big smiles to little boys faces.
Very very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 07-07-2009 01:04 PM

Good looking boy and project! Keep them toys coming dad. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 07-07-2009 01:40 PM

Looks like a V-twin!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 07-07-2009 01:45 PM

very cool !
way to go , dad .
another biker ,
to look for ,
at the rallies!
he’ll have chicks ,
stylin’ on the back in no time !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 07-07-2009 01:49 PM

the look on the little face is saying a thousand words. He’s saying he’s a happy camper right now. Good job.

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

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#7 posted 07-07-2009 02:54 PM

Great job!

Now you know if he ends up wanting a real motorcycle in a few years, his mom is going to blame you. :-)

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

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#8 posted 07-08-2009 12:27 AM

Looks great. Exactly what I have been looking for. Where can I get plans for this motorcycle rocker?
Thanks Ken

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RS Woodworks

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#9 posted 07-08-2009 02:03 AM

Hi all, thanks for the kind comments. Yes the little guy already loves daddy’s motobike too.

Ken, the plans are available here.
Make sure you get some large transfer paper with the plans in case you weant to use them more than once.

Good luck.


-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#10 posted 07-12-2009 01:16 AM

Pretty cool! This is good inspiration for my next rocker project since I now have a fourth kid to make a rocker for!

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#11 posted 04-08-2016 12:50 PM

Looks like he is having a rocking good time. You have done an exceptional well crafted group of projects and furniture. Impressive wood and colors. My son lives in Edmonton and are in the area sometimes, sould like to stop by for a visit to see your tools and share ideas. Brian

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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