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Project by Jon3 posted 292 days ago 625 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You have probably either seen one of these at Woodcraft, or seen the various plans/kits at stores or online. My shop assistant (3 yo daughter) spent a lovely 10minutes on the one at our local WC, so I had no choice but to make her one.

Mostly cut via MDF templates, but require much finessing to get it to rock just right.





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Marcus

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#1 posted 292 days ago

Hah, exact same radon I had to build a horse. We just moved from MN to CO and the woodcraft store here doesn’t have a horse and he was pretty bummed out. I’m sure your daughter will get plenty of use out of yours!

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#2 posted 292 days ago

A very nice rocking horse that will give your daughter many many multiples of ten minutes enjoyment… well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#3 posted 292 days ago

Nice work.

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#4 posted 292 days ago

Very nicely done—every little girl needs a pony.

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

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#5 posted 292 days ago

I have to make a couple of those for grandbabies. What plans did you use?

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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#6 posted 251 days ago

G’day Jon,
That little one is learning early how to get the most out of her dad and don’‘t you just love it.
home made wooden toys that’ll last a lifetime….. well done.

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

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