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Walnut Rocking Horse

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Project by mwilhelm posted 12-28-2018 03:38 PM 1104 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Walnut Mustang Rocking Horse I made for my daughter last Christmas. I’m just getting around to posting it (a year late). The walnut has some fun grain and some crotch figure as well. It has accents with curly maple. She loves this rocking horse and it is a big hit any time her friends or cousins come over. I apologize for the bad pictures. Enjoy.





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fivecodys

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#1 posted 12-28-2018 04:27 PM

That is a beauty! I have not seen one in this configuration before.
You did a great job!

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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mwilhelm

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#2 posted 12-28-2018 04:32 PM



That is a beauty! I have not seen one in this configuration before.
You did a great job!

- fivecodys

Thanks. I got the plans from this website.

https://www.toymakingplans.com/website/PlanSets/mustang-rocking-horse.html

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#3 posted 12-28-2018 06:03 PM

Excellent! You really are creating an heirloom legacy for yourself. Quite an improvement from the original plans.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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#4 posted 12-28-2018 06:27 PM

Ditto, I really like how it’s running instead of just standing! And very nice execution of the project too!

-- Pete

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#5 posted 12-28-2018 09:35 PM

Love the fact that its moving just sitting still. Very nice

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#6 posted 12-28-2018 09:56 PM

Thank you all for your comments. I appreciate the kind words.

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#7 posted 12-28-2018 10:23 PM

Beautiful rocker way beyond the typical rocking horse.Very nice work.

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#8 posted 12-28-2018 10:40 PM

Nice job and that’s one of the fastest horse’s I’ve ever seen just sitting there. LOL

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#9 posted 12-29-2018 12:13 AM

Nice horse! That’s definitely one-of-a kind! Fabulous job.

-- AJ

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#10 posted 12-29-2018 12:14 AM

Sharp

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#11 posted 12-29-2018 01:24 AM

Gorgeous!

-- Terry O, Stonewall, MB, Canada

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#12 posted 12-29-2018 08:19 AM

Extraordinary final shape!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 12-29-2018 04:16 PM

Excellent use of the grain in the legs and head and neck. Makes it look like horse hair. Nice job Mark!

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