Rocking Horse

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Project by AnthonyP posted 01-19-2014 02:09 PM 2082 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rocking Horse was made from 3/4 and 5/4 solid oak. Tail and mane made of butcher twine. Finished with cherry stain and water base polyurethane.

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#1 posted 01-19-2014 03:44 PM

looks good

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#2 posted 01-19-2014 03:50 PM

It’s a real cute rocking horse and you did a fine job on him too.

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 01-19-2014 05:06 PM

Great looking rockn horse, I just made one for our granddaughter and she loves it, I’m sure your’s will get years of use. Nice job.

-- Jerry - Ohio

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#4 posted 01-19-2014 09:09 PM

Great Lookin Horse

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 01-20-2014 04:45 PM

Great looking rocker:-)

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#6 posted 01-20-2014 06:51 PM

Looks beautiful. Did you use a pattern for the design? If so could you let me know which one. Thanks.

-- Christ was a carpenter...a fact that humbles and inspires me.

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#7 posted 01-21-2014 04:45 PM

Yes, I used the Merrilegs Rocking Horse Plan purchased from Woodcraft.

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#8 posted 01-22-2014 03:51 AM

Beautiful work! I made that same one a couple of years ago, and it gets used still to this day! If I did it over again, I’d make mine out of oak as you have. Excellent job!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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#9 posted 01-23-2014 06:25 PM

nice , I made one of those years ago I think its on its third rider!

-- rob, ont,canada

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