Grand daughter's rocking horse

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Project by briant posted 12-16-2010 07:39 PM 2374 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Santa’s helper has been hard at it! Didn’t think this would make it in time for Xmas>

-- Brian, New Mexico

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#1 posted 12-16-2010 07:51 PM

Wow! That’s excellent!

It looks like it has all the options, too. Your Granddaughter is one lucky girl.

-- "The unexpected, when it happens, generally happens when you least expect it."

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#2 posted 12-16-2010 08:24 PM

Great Rocker, Brian!!

She will love it!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 12-16-2010 08:43 PM

You done good Grandpa! Really looks nice. I am sure somebody will love it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 12-16-2010 09:18 PM

Very nice. Did you by any chance use plans for this? I’ve always wanted to build something like this for my kids.

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#5 posted 12-16-2010 10:34 PM

This is on my list for my NEW and First Granddaughter. I too am interested if you used a spacific plan

-- where is the duct tape.....

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#6 posted 12-16-2010 11:00 PM

Thanks for the comments one and all.
This rocking horse was made from plans purchased from Rockler (item # 24597) I purchased back in March but I just checked and they are still available.

-- Brian, New Mexico

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#8 posted 12-17-2010 03:32 AM

It’s great to have grandkids to make something like a horse for. I used the same pattern and it has lasted thru 2 granddaughters. I had looked for quite a while for patterns and think that is the best one.

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#9 posted 12-17-2010 04:55 AM

Thanks for sharing. I am in the process of making the same rocker for my granddaughter. Your post has been helpful. I guess I need to get withit because my project is not yet complete. Not to worry still have 9 days.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#10 posted 12-17-2010 07:33 AM

She will love it and so will your great grandchildren! Did you sign and date it? It will surely be a family heirloom.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#11 posted 12-17-2010 03:56 PM

Great work on this great, fun project. I made one like this for my nephews a few years ago. Its STILL a hit! MERRY CHRISTMAS!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#12 posted 12-17-2010 03:59 PM

I love that rocking horse and you have done a great job on it. It’s always nice to be able to build something for a loved one.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#13 posted 01-11-2011 11:36 PM

Hi Brian;

Great job on the rocking horse. I’m sure any child would love it.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 11-19-2011 06:23 AM

Could you please send Santa’s elves my way? I need one of those carefully built rocking horses for my grand child.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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