Rocking Horse

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Project by GCWC posted 01-23-2017 12:06 AM 1684 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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was able to get real horse hair, which I found out isn’t easy
this is 44 inches long and about 28 inches tall

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#1 posted 01-23-2017 08:58 AM


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 01-23-2017 11:52 AM

thanks Bob, much appreciated

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#3 posted 01-23-2017 12:11 PM

Nice horse – I like the hair detail.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 01-23-2017 12:17 PM

Almost makes me want a new grand child to make one for. Really cool friend.

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#5 posted 01-23-2017 03:18 PM

very nice

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#6 posted 01-23-2017 05:01 PM

Well made.

Did you give it a test ride?

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#7 posted 01-23-2017 05:04 PM

ralbuck…yes it will hold my 220 weight, I would have put padding on the seat, but isn’t going to be used.

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#8 posted 01-23-2017 06:41 PM

This is a Jim Dandy rocking horse and done so nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 01-23-2017 11:08 PM

that is really nice!
i have been itching to make one for nearly a year for my 4 yr old kid, he is maybe into cars 90% of the time and occasionally on toy guns I am sure he would love to sit on this awesome horse rocker! but my 1.5 yr abdominal surgery would not let me do things still in the shop…maybe a bit of that and this…i can find my way to finish it before his 5th bday.
would you care to share at least the height of the horse body, and front and hind legs, and also the length of the rockers.
with those measurements, i can find my way to solve the other parts.
thank you sooooooo much! Godbless!

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