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Project by Mark Blomster posted 04-05-2010 01:48 AM 2134 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made the horse from piles of “U.S. Patent Award” walnut plaques that I got from work. Lots of gluing, but it was worth the time and effort. The tail is a replacement mop head. The mane is strands from a mop, embedded into walnut plugs. Almost like real hair plugs! No ears, as they were the first thing to get broken off my last one!

Rockers, saddle and foot rest are red oak.





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noknot

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#1 posted 04-05-2010 03:28 AM

That is classic and well done sir may everyone under 3 feet enjoy the horse and may all the older folks enjoy watching.

-- GO DAWGS!

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#2 posted 04-05-2010 09:50 AM

Nice job on the horse. I like the colors and the finish looks bright and rugged.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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oldoak

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#3 posted 04-06-2010 02:05 PM

Very nice job.

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#4 posted 04-07-2010 08:49 AM

great way to recycle!! beautiful work :)

-- helen

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#5 posted 04-11-2010 01:20 AM

Very nice looking rocker. You did a beautiful job on it.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 04-13-2010 04:41 PM

great rocker you have done
and great recycling

Dennis

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