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Project by diggerdelaney posted 1017 days ago 1562 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Motorbike rocker was my first attempt at a rocker of any sorts and was for my Great grandson who plays with it all the time. This took about 2 months to complete from start to finish out of that 3 weeks was just the painting. I also did a U tube slide show of the build HERE

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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marter1229

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#1 posted 1017 days ago

Great job on the rocker.
Just like your Horse…WOW!

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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Paulo in Texas

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#2 posted 1017 days ago

That looks awesome! How did you treat the MDF before painting? The laminated parts are blended together as if they are one piece.

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diggerdelaney

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#3 posted 1017 days ago

Thank you for the comments

Paulo I sanded all edges on a spindle sanding drum in the drill press after gluing together so all laminates sat flush and i used PVA glue to seal the Mdf Before undercoating and painting.
Hope this helps

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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GaryD

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#4 posted 1016 days ago

Digger, Really nice job for the “first” one. I have made several diferent types of these and never get tired of making them. Again, 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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fernandoindia

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#5 posted 1016 days ago

Nice one Digger. Is always nice to bring good news to the grandsons

Great color combo too.

Good job

-- Back home. Fernando

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jim1953

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#6 posted 1016 days ago

Great Lookin rocker

-- Jim, Kentucky

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diggerdelaney

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#7 posted 1016 days ago

Thanks all now I want to make another rocker just don’t know what shape yet have a couple of ideas

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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crowie

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#8 posted 542 days ago

G’day Derek,
I found your Motor Bike Rocker and looking at it again I can see that you really spent a long time & effort to make it look great, well done.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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YorkshireStewart

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#9 posted 465 days ago

What immense pleasure this piece must have given (and will continue to do). A future heirloom!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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