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Rocking Horse for baby

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Project by UncleStumpy posted 05-08-2019 10:48 AM 770 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My lovely niece had a baby in December. She wanted a baby sized rocking horse for the baby’s room – functional and decorative. I searched Google Images for a design I liked then changed the dimensions to suit my needs.
I liked this design because of the high back and arm rails to keep our precious cargo from falling out!

The first pic is the horse just finished and the second is the horse in the baby’s room.

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





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-08-2019 11:33 AM

Very cool. We have a 9 month old GR. Granddaughter so I’ll be making one of these soon, too.

Nice work on it. I like your design!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 05-08-2019 12:13 PM

Nice job on the rocker Ray. This does have a much safer design than most out there. The ambrosia maple looks great.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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tyvekboy

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#3 posted 05-08-2019 01:42 PM

Nice rocking horse/chair. Looks safe.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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PaulDoug

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#4 posted 05-08-2019 02:29 PM

Well done… It will get a lot of use.

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#5 posted 05-08-2019 10:57 PM

Well done Ray! Safety First! Great design and should give years of pass me downs!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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AJ1104

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#6 posted 05-08-2019 11:29 PM

Great take on a classic. This came out beautiful.

-- AJ

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oldrivers

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#7 posted 05-09-2019 01:08 AM

very nice! I like the design and the built in safeguards that will keep baby in the seat. Job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 05-09-2019 04:54 AM

Many years and a family heirloom it will become!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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John

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#9 posted 05-10-2019 05:58 AM

That’s a real good looking horse, just right for a little one!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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489tad

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#10 posted 05-14-2019 11:48 PM

Nice job Ray. Years of fun ahead.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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