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Project by TomWoolley posted 12-28-2017 08:34 PM 1581 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Over the past 11 years, I made a rocking horse for each grand child, for their first birthday. Each has it’s own personality, materials, and brand. Here are the results….





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PaulDoug

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#1 posted 12-28-2017 09:24 PM

This is so awesome. What a treasured picture.

I still have the rocking horse my Dad made for me over 70 years ago. All my children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews have stabled it in their home for a while over the years.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#2 posted 12-28-2017 09:44 PM

11 years = a lifetime of memories – beautiful, oh yeah- the horses are nice also

-- 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

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#3 posted 12-28-2017 10:15 PM

What a great picture!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 12-28-2017 11:16 PM

Thats worth a Smile!

-- Regards Rob

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#5 posted 12-28-2017 11:30 PM

Nicely done, Tom. Quite a herd you’ve got there.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#6 posted 12-29-2017 02:41 AM

tom you are the meaning of coolest grandpa!my son still has the rocker his grandpa made him about 23 years ago,safetly stored in my garage for the day comes he will appreciate it and down to his first born.this is a moment they will treasure for the rest of their life.let me give you a big lumber jocks welcome my friend.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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Richard

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#7 posted 12-29-2017 03:13 AM

That is a Beautiful Picture Tom, In More than one way. Grampas are great People and you certainly proved that!

I just had to have a go at it to see if I could add something to it for YOU! If it’s NOT to your liking just say so and I will have it Deleted. I could also do a “Change” of the Original if YOU have any ideas, it would be My Pleasure!

Best Regards: Rick

Only 7 Hours You’ve been here and this ONE Post! WOW! A VERY HEARTY Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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pottz

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#8 posted 12-29-2017 04:38 AM

nice touch rick,i dont think he’ll mind your enchancement buddy.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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Richard

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#9 posted 12-29-2017 04:51 AM



nice touch rick,i dont think he ll mind your enchancement buddy.

- pottz

Thanks Pottz. I appreciate your Comment

Rick

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#10 posted 12-29-2017 06:22 AM

First post, and a winner in more ways than one. Welcome to the mob.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#11 posted 12-29-2017 10:13 AM

Beautiful gifta for your grandkids Tom, they look so pleased with them and they will likely be passed on to their kids in the future. The saddles and manes really made these special (and comfortable too).

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 12-29-2017 12:59 PM

Good Paw Paw.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 12-29-2017 02:54 PM

wonderful memories …... Welcome 2 LJ’s …....GREAT JOB :<)) .....GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#14 posted 12-29-2017 02:57 PM

What a wonderful herd of rocking horses. I’m sure that your grandchildren love them and they will become cherished heirlooms.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#15 posted 12-29-2017 03:41 PM

very nice group of horses and family

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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