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Project by Jerry Spencer posted 12-21-2013 04:56 PM 1117 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After finding the plans for this Rocking Pony, I had to make it for our two year old granddaughter. The body is aspen and the saddle, mane, and tail are red oak. All is coated with General Finishes semi. One thing this project had a lot amount of waste. The pink rhinestones gives a little girl’s touch. Fed Ex print shop was able to enlarged the pattern to actual size. This was fun project however the real pleasure will be watching her on Christmas morning.

-- Jerry - Ohio





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alholstein

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#1 posted 12-21-2013 05:14 PM

Nice pony, I am sure that your granddaughter will enjoy if for a long time.
Al

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#2 posted 12-21-2013 05:57 PM

Nice work Jerry ,what a great gift,this will be a family heirloom for years to come. Where did you get your plans?
I have a student who would like to build a rocker.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-21-2013 08:43 PM

I know one little girl that will be happy with that gift…great build Grandpa.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 12-22-2013 03:28 AM

One of the best I have seen. Where did you get the plans? I have a granddaughter who is 4 months old. Something like this is in her future.

-- Dave K.

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#5 posted 12-22-2013 09:16 AM

Well done!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 12-22-2013 10:51 AM

Someone’s going to have a very special Christmas – Looks great

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#7 posted 12-22-2013 12:15 PM

Nice job, lots of creative play here. Ride on partner.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#8 posted 12-22-2013 01:25 PM

Really Cool.. Merry Ho Ho Ho!

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#9 posted 12-22-2013 03:04 PM

You really did a fine job on this rocking horse.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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