LumberJocks

Rocking Horse

  • Advertise with us
Project by Iggy2000 posted 11-01-2017 04:03 PM 553 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rocking horse made from construction grade 2×10 from big box store. One of my first bandsaw projects.

-- Phil





4 comments so far

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

11181 posts in 2700 days


#1 posted 11-01-2017 06:11 PM

It’s realy beautiful. I have small nephews, now I have idea what to make them for birthadays someday.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View htl's profile

htl

3100 posts in 992 days


#2 posted 11-01-2017 10:54 PM

Way cute little horsy!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

View Mark Gipson's profile

Mark Gipson

186 posts in 3213 days


#3 posted 11-02-2017 08:33 AM

I have the same plans but not built yet. Did you bolt / screw the legs on to make it easier to get everything aligned during glue up? I was thinking of doing the same thing.

View Iggy2000's profile

Iggy2000

19 posts in 455 days


#4 posted 11-03-2017 01:00 AM

Mark, I used carriage bolts for the legs to body for strength, hoping it gets ridden hard by the young rider! I also used star drive ledger lags for the rockers to stringers and legs to stringers with button caps to cover. I attached the stringers to the rockers, the four legs to the stringers, and then clamped the body in between the legs to get the alignment right, drilled through legs and body and inserted carriage bolts one by one, etc. I may have a few more in progress photos that I can add.

-- Phil

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com