Rocking Horse

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Project by Don Kriner posted 06-07-2013 08:25 AM 1004 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one of several rocking horses that I built. I used walnut with a fair amount of sap wood, which gave it a nice look. The straps are set in and sanded smooth. This was a project I made from plans by Woodcraft.

-- Don Kriner

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#1 posted 06-07-2013 09:48 AM

Nice job somebody will be real happy riding this.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 06-07-2013 01:46 PM

This is a fine piece of work. He looks great. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

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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#3 posted 06-07-2013 06:16 PM

Nice job, Don. I made two from the same plans—one in walnut and mable, the other in cherry and maple. I found making the saddles to be the most difficult part of the job, along with getting everything to be lined up correctly for assembly. The grandchildren love them, though, so all of the work was well worthwhile.

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#4 posted 06-10-2013 04:39 PM

That’s one good looking rocking horse! Great design and execution. Love the walnut. Kids will get loads of fun with it. Great job!

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#5 posted 06-20-2013 11:31 PM

G’Day Don,
That’s one beaut looking rocking horse….
Love to see some more photos of the details & timber as it looks to have some beautiful grain/figure…...

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

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