Rocking Pony II

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jerry Spencer posted 07-18-2015 08:18 PM 1559 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This the second rocking pony I’ve made, the first was for our one year old granddaughter. This one is for our church’s silent auction this fall.
The body is cherry and the rest is hard maple.
All I need now is to come up with a minimum bid for it, I’m thinking $100. Any thoughts?
Thanks for looking

-- Jerry - Ohio

9 comments so far

View recycle1943's profile


4705 posts in 2472 days

#1 posted 07-18-2015 08:25 PM

after looking at the pics, I’d say $100 is a good starting figure, nice job

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

View Hawaiilad's profile


3374 posts in 3870 days

#2 posted 07-18-2015 10:48 PM

Great looking Pony Jerry, and I’m sure they will bid much more than $100 for it.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

View Andrek's profile


555 posts in 2759 days

#3 posted 07-19-2015 11:46 AM

wow the picture looks familiar , the work looks great,and it is worth the effort if you imagine the smiles that it will bring and that!!! you cannot evaluate

-- andrek

View helluvawreck's profile


32122 posts in 3716 days

#4 posted 07-19-2015 12:30 PM

That’s a very nice pony, Jerry, and the kids will love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View gfadvm's profile


14940 posts in 3540 days

#5 posted 07-19-2015 11:45 PM

$100 sound cheap for a starting point to me. That is a VERY nice pony.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

View Jerry Spencer's profile

Jerry Spencer

147 posts in 3663 days

#6 posted 07-20-2015 12:58 AM

Thanks for the comments and bid help. I’m thinking if no one meets the $100, I’ll take it home and save it for the next grand child, when ever it comes.

-- Jerry - Ohio

View UncleStumpy's profile


742 posts in 3162 days

#7 posted 07-20-2015 04:37 AM

You are donating this? You are a very generous man!

I made one similar to this a couple of years ago for a nephew and I know how much work went into this project. And THIS is a very nice pony. I was asked by friends of his parents what i thought it was worth and I told them I wouldn’t sell it for less than $250. I assume you know the patrons of your church and I hope the bidding is fast and furious.

Well done sir.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

View Tim_CPWD 's profile


413 posts in 2095 days

#8 posted 07-20-2015 06:49 AM

Well done. I agree with UncleStumpy this is a very generous gift. If someone takes this home for $100 they are getting an amazing deal. You have made an heirloom for some lucky child. Good luck with the auction.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

View papaBill's profile


15 posts in 2842 days

#9 posted 08-27-2015 02:50 PM

Very nice job. Keep us posted.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics