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Project by Vicki posted 12-17-2010 05:14 AM 1585 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished the rocking horse for my niece in time for Christmas. Sigh! I combined two free patterns I saved from the web. Made from white pine that I bought by mistake, so that turned out well. I finished it in bright colors, trying for a My Little Pony look. Cross your fingers for me that it fits her OK. She’s 2 1/2 now.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD





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JasonWagner

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#1 posted 12-17-2010 05:26 AM

Cute, I’m sure she’ll get a lot of use out of it! Looks like I remember my sister’s My Little Pony…

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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#2 posted 12-17-2010 06:50 AM

Vicki,

That’s awfully cute! She’ll love it!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Bob Collins

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#3 posted 12-17-2010 12:07 PM

Nice one Vicki. You will sure get a big hug and kiss for it. Looks real good.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 12-17-2010 01:42 PM

Awwwh. Cute, but we need a picture with her on it.

-- Janice

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#5 posted 12-17-2010 03:51 PM

She will definitely have a favorite uncle after this! Great work, she is sure to love the colors. It looks real sturdy and will delight many children for years.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#6 posted 12-17-2010 03:55 PM

Great job, like the colors.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 12-17-2010 04:03 PM

That rocking horse is really cute. I like the colors and the style and you did a great job on it. The nice thing about woodworking is that you get to build nice things for people that you love.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 12-17-2010 05:30 PM

Love the bright colors! You did a very nice job. I am finishing up the last jewelry box for Christmas. Thanks for sharing.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Vicki

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#9 posted 12-18-2010 03:50 AM

Thank you so much everyone. Good idea about the pic, Janice. Will do my best. ;o)

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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Lee Barker

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#10 posted 12-31-2010 06:15 PM

Absolutely charming! I have one in my future and I’ll steal aggressively from your triumph!

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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#11 posted 01-17-2011 05:32 PM

Vicki: A great job on the rocking horse. When you come to the toy workshop, ask to see the one we might build this year.

Karson

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Vicki

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#12 posted 01-17-2011 06:42 PM

@Lee…......help yourself, I look forward to pics of your horsie.

@Karson….....will do. Looking forward to Wed.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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