Rocking Alpaca

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Project by ralbuck posted 10-27-2015 04:55 AM 1047 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a rocking alpaca that I designed and built!

It has been test ridden by ME!

Design modifications for the next one are already being processed.

Comments -opinions- EVEN criticism all welcome and some even get followed!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#1 posted 10-27-2015 05:03 AM

Now I’m assuming you are not the lucky recipient of this beautiful rocking horse even though you did the test ride, so who is sir?? On very lucky child will have hours of fun and play…well done.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 10-27-2015 05:18 AM

Now that looks like hours of fun just waiting to happen!! Nicely done.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#3 posted 10-27-2015 09:14 AM

Ralph, That is a delightful Rocking Alpaca…....any child would love it. Quite amazing that even though there are no physical details painted on, the outline and stance of an Alpaca is so clear and breathes life into it. You could almost imagine it would scamper off by itself. A kid would think they are really riding an Alpaca.

Great Project!!!!!



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#4 posted 10-27-2015 01:19 PM

Looks like there could be many generations enjoying this sturdy toy! Well Done!

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#5 posted 10-27-2015 02:40 PM

Nice to see you back in production. What kind of wood. Does’t look like birch. ha ha. I have just got back into doing a few things in the shop, winters coming. Working on some wedding presents. I posted a project a couple of days ago, first in a long time too. Nice project and good work. One of your best. Hope to see more. brian

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 10-27-2015 04:25 PM

This is a wonderful little rocking horse. The kids will love them.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 10-27-2015 05:29 PM

Now that turned out just to cool.
Just a few changes and Wala!!! you got a rocking alpaca.
Rocking animals are just so much fun to build.

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#8 posted 10-27-2015 05:44 PM

Rocky Alpaca, cool!!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Tony Slattery

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#9 posted 10-30-2015 11:43 PM

Thanks for sharing, well done sir. Look forward to seeing the next generation. Keep up the good work.

-- Tony, Australia,

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