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"Chip" the Rocking Horse

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Project by DustyMark posted 659 days ago 743 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed in 1993. My oldest son named his rocking horse “Chip” and we never did find out how he chose that name. This is a Woodsmith project made of southern yellow pine and douglas fir. Many kids have enjoyed this rocking horse over the years. It waits patiently in our dining room for the next generation!

Oh yeah, I made the simple, knock-down, oak book case in the background of the first picture as well.

-- Mark, Minnesota





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fatandy2003

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#1 posted 659 days ago

Mark,
Great pictures, thanks for sharing. I am 2 days into finishing a rocking horse that I am making for my first daughter’s 1st birthday present. I cannot wait to see similar memories made in the coming year.

-- -- Andy, Naples Italy, “Those who expect to reap the blessings of liberty must undergo the fatigues of supporting it” - Thomas Paine

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#2 posted 659 days ago

a Great looking rocking horse.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DustyMark

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#3 posted 659 days ago

There’s something about a rocking horse that draws young kids to it. It must really capture their imagination. I can’t wait to see some grandchildren on this one.

-- Mark, Minnesota

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#4 posted 659 days ago

Mark,

The rocking horse looks familiar. I think that’s from where my husband’s inspiration came on this one for our youngest grandson.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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