Dale the rocking horse

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Just finished delivering a new rocking horse to my grandson. Made of 2×10 pine from lumberyard and just made sure the grain was going the right way on components and any knots would be covered up by the next layer. My daughter and son-in-law love it. But since my grandson is only 6 days old, it will be a while before he can ride it. Although these are not the most technically demanding, they sure result in a lot of joy.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#1 posted 367 days ago

Fantastic looking horse -looks like a friendly sort

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#2 posted 367 days ago

Oh I can see loads of fun years ahead for the rocking horse. What a great build

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 367 days ago

Great project and destined to become a family heirloom without a doubt. Your grandson will be taming that bronc in no time.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 367 days ago

Clyde S. Dale looks great.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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#5 posted 367 days ago

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#6 posted 367 days ago

A real treasure. The family will love it.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#7 posted 366 days ago

I’m so very much impressed. Must be fun making this! Way to go.

-- "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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#8 posted 366 days ago

Hay, cool rocky horse.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 365 days ago

I like it!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#10 posted 316 days ago

G’day Don, Me thinks this little bloke will end up with a room full of beautiful hand made wooden toys, but not only made with timber, but a bucket of love….very well done.

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

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