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Rocking horse for my daughter

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Project by dude2727 posted 589 days ago 828 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rocking horse made of beech. No nails or screws. Weighs about 45 pounds and now stands by the stairs in the second floor in case someone decides to break in….let’s just say sometimes a horse is better than a dog…:)

-- I'm really a woodworker disguised as a surgical pathologist by day





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 589 days ago

This is a really cool rocking horse ,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Fishinbo

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#2 posted 589 days ago

Good rationale in making this one. Beautiful!

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Surfside

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#3 posted 589 days ago

You rock! Reminds me of my childhood days. You did an amazing job dude!

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-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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jacob34

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#4 posted 589 days ago

nice job I have wanted to build one for a while this makes me what to do it even more now

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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oakwood

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#5 posted 589 days ago

Again! My Compliments. Nice work.

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socrbent

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#6 posted 589 days ago

I like your detail. Good job.

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 589 days ago

Good job. was it your own design?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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UncleStumpy

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#8 posted 588 days ago

Very cool!!! I made one for my nephew and when I finished I was amazed at how good I felt about how well it turned out. My wife kept telling me that I was nuts to make something so complicated, but she took it back when she saw it. I went with mop head type rope for the mane and tail, but the way you carved yours turned out spectacular. Great rocking horse!!!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 586 days ago

This piece caught my wandering eye! Borders on the next step..a carosel (sp?) horse. Had a similar idea a few years ago. Nice dimensioning of the horse body. Kids who would have appreciated it are grown now! Yours will grow into it?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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vanzemaljac

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#10 posted 575 days ago

nice work …

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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