LumberJocks

Horsin' Around

  • Advertise with us
Project by Gary posted 01-31-2011 03:46 AM 1009 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The last several months have been sawdust deficient.
So, while this ain’t much, it’s all I got:

My wife is a chair for the Florida Federation of Garden Club’s state convention.
This year’s theme is a horse race, so they needed 12 horses.
I made one on the scrollsaw as a pattern and pattern routed a dozen.

Each horse is roughly 12” X 16”.
The pattern is the darker one made of oak 1/4” plywood.
The dozen were routed into 1/4” birch plywood.
Five were delivered last week, this weekend I finished the last seven.

They’ll be painting them with jockey colors and setting ‘em on each table at the convention.
Each horse will be on a stand and they’ll have some sort of race.

Thanks for looking.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/





3 comments so far

View Karson's profile

Karson

34912 posts in 3148 days


#1 posted 01-31-2011 04:17 AM

I can’t believe that you didn’t make each one different. When you only get a little time in the shop you have to try and extend the joy.

Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View Gary's profile

Gary

1052 posts in 3072 days


#2 posted 01-31-2011 04:35 AM

Karson,
It’s deadlines over desire.
With my schedule, I’ve barely had time for anything recreational.
Since their convention is coming up soon, I couldn’t afford to be late.
Gary

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

View spunwood's profile

spunwood

1194 posts in 1583 days


#3 posted 01-31-2011 04:49 AM

I was just thinking that they do look different. I was about to post how much I liked the unique effect of the grain on each pattern.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase