Toy Horse barn

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Project by socrbent posted 418 days ago 2542 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today was a very good day. I was able to reconnect with two of my granddaughters and and old project. This toy horse barn was a birthday present about 5 years ago for the 10 year old in the first photo. Photos taken at the time were misplaced. I was happy to see to see it today still in use. The hay loft serves as toy storage. Horses were in the 2 stalls. Ladder, saddle horse tack box, feed boxes, hay racks, chalk board and tack room were all still present. Most framing was cedar, mdf for the base and plywood sheeting. Except for the screws on the door hinges and latches glue holds it all together. The last of the first 6 photos is the saddle horse.

feed box

hay rack in stall

horses in stall.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#1 posted 418 days ago

Ahhh, a new twist to a “doll house”

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 418 days ago

Nice work there !

From somebody who knows the work required.

I will be interested to know if I can recognise mine in 5 years time, I am on the down hill run !


-- Regards Robert

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#3 posted 418 days ago

Instead of a doll house a horse house and very well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 418 days ago

That’s a great gift.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#5 posted 418 days ago

Now why didn’t I think of that? Great idea! Beautiful work- -wonderful detail. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jim, Ca,

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#6 posted 418 days ago

Now you have to do the “Nascar” shop fpr the boys of the bunch!

Very nice. Even the oats box for the “oatsmobiles” is a great touch.

-- just rjR

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#7 posted 418 days ago

awesome work … will be heirloom to be passed down for generations

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 418 days ago

That is awsome, great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#9 posted 417 days ago

Very nice job. Your granddaughters are very lucky to have a grandfather like you.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#10 posted 417 days ago

This one is unique. It’s awesome. All is in the design and the d├ętails (much of them). Well done. Thanks for sharing this great project.



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#11 posted 417 days ago

This is great! The details are fantastic. You are indeed a very patient man.

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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#12 posted 417 days ago

Great job! I love all the small details. My granddaughter still plays with hers a lot and now her sister is almost old enough to “inherit” it.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 415 days ago

Awesome mini horse barn! Like every beautiful detail of it. I’m sure that the girls enjoy it and it will become a great family heirloom made by the greatest Grandpa. Impressive work!

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#14 posted 411 days ago

I don’t know what it is about young girls and horses but it would seem the world over, there is a love affair.
Top job on the stables….

PS – I suppose it’s like boys & trucks???

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

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