Rocking horse

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Project by Mark Blomster posted 1575 days ago 1978 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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#1 posted 1575 days ago

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


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#2 posted 1575 days ago

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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#3 posted 1574 days ago

Very nice job.

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#4 posted 1573 days ago

great way to recycle!! beautiful work :)

-- helen

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#5 posted 1569 days ago

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

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 1567 days ago

great rocker you have done
and great recycling


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