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Project by PuddlePirate posted 08-19-2016 01:45 PM 1202 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the rocking horse I finished for my daughter’s first birthday.

-- Ethan





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#1 posted 08-19-2016 02:55 PM

very cool! nothing feels better than doing something for your kids

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#2 posted 08-19-2016 07:27 PM

Ethan, that’s a jim dandy rocking horse and the kids will love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 08-19-2016 08:17 PM

What a great little rocking horse! Do you mind me asking where you got the plans for this horse?

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#4 posted 08-19-2016 08:59 PM

Nicely done puddle pirate. Nice and wide. I expect many a mile will be put on it too.
My oldest was also a puddle pirate.
Thank you for your service!

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#5 posted 08-19-2016 09:09 PM

Super sweet rockers!!!

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#6 posted 08-19-2016 11:15 PM

Nicely done.
I like the two rocker crossmembers—they’re not what is typically seen.

-- Gary, Florida

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#7 posted 08-20-2016 01:27 AM

How cute…lots of “miles” of riding to come!

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#8 posted 08-20-2016 01:31 AM

Thanks again everyone for the compliments. It’s been fun making these for friends and family. I got the plans from toymakingplans.com saw some at craft show so thought I would give it a shot!! Not metal used. All dowels and wood glue.

-- Ethan

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#9 posted 08-20-2016 04:14 AM

A nice horse!

I have made 60+ rocking horses and every one was different and also fun to do.

Are there any of your own modifications to the pattern?

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

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#10 posted 08-20-2016 01:46 PM

great looking horse

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#11 posted 08-20-2016 03:59 PM

your daughter can be a real cowgirl on this very nice horsey ….........GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#12 posted 08-21-2016 01:01 AM

Nice job!

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#13 posted 02-16-2017 11:08 PM

Really an impressive looking rocking horse. Great job.

-- Jay Mansdorf

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