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A rocking horse, Too common, How about a rocking Burro?

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Project by hvroberts posted 1445 days ago 2775 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My niece had gave birth to a special little boy about nine months ago, plus or minus a month, and I promised to make him a rocking horse. Well, a rocking horse is too common for me. So I sent to ” WoodCraftPlans.com” for the pattern of “Beezer The Burro”. I have just finished making Beezer and I have had a great time making him. He is different than anything I have seen. He is all solid wood, heavy and should last for years. Woodcraft has lots of plans for rocking animals, Cow, horses, geraffe and others. I will be getting more plans a make some of the others for my grand children. “Woodcraft, I give you two thumbs up.”

-- Hvroberts, Up North In Maine





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twill57

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#1 posted 1445 days ago

That is just too cute. Nicely done.

-- Tom, Grove City, Ohio

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olddutchman

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#2 posted 1444 days ago

That is darling! She may be able to make friends Very nice thinking, Most of the time, it is horse. Thanks for sharing

-- Saved, and so grateful, consider who Created it ALL!!!

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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 1444 days ago

Neato!! That is gonna make somebody very happy!
Great Job! I look forward to seeing more.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 1444 days ago

I love that rocking horse!! great job on it. Reminds me of holding on to those hame knobs when i was a itty bitty little kid. My legs stuck straight out on my dad’s Belgin work horse, Roanny ;-)) I rode up there when he was workig in the field and mom was at work as a nurse.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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GaryD

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#5 posted 1443 days ago

Grat Job. Got the same pattern. My daughter just had my first grandchild about 4 months ago. But I got to make him a rocking motorcycle. This is great. Well done!!!!!

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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keels

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#6 posted 1077 days ago

Beautiful looking rocker! I’m in the process of making the same rocker and was wondering what type of material did you use for the mane?

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hvroberts

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#7 posted 1076 days ago

Macrame – Craft Cord…. for the mane

Cut to length and take the cord apart & brush out with a hair brush. the last one I built I used black cord and put one strand of white in…. really looked great.

-- Hvroberts, Up North In Maine

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