Rocking horse

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Project by brevort posted 12-05-2019 08:27 PM 483 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I usually design all my own projects. But I saw this rocking horse online and just had to make it for my youngest granddaughter. (The Rocking Horse Shop – ) Having prints or plans helps but this project takes a bit of skill and artistic ability. Having a encouraging wife that is an artist ( ) helped bring out the artist in me. This rocking horse was a Christmas gift last year and she loved it… something that I am sure future generations will also enjoy. By the way, I might add that you will need to wear a dust mask.. and your shop will get quite dusty.

-- Rick

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#1 posted 12-05-2019 09:43 PM

Wow! You did a great job! The mane/tail and leather work really top this off. Did you make or buy them?

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 12-05-2019 10:04 PM

I bought the leather saddle, the eyes, and the mane and tail ( which are real horse hair). I recommend that if you order these off the website you buy the whole kit It’ll save some money that way.

-- Rick

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#3 posted 12-05-2019 10:34 PM

Rick, That’s totally out of this world. Just amazing!! What a fantastic piece of work!

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#5 posted 12-06-2019 01:32 AM


I do feel qualified to make this statement too.

I make much simpler rockingn horses; 65+ of them so far.

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

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#6 posted 12-06-2019 01:36 AM

That is really a beautiful build, great workmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 12-06-2019 10:24 AM

WOW! Really like the finish.

-- Petey

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#8 posted 12-06-2019 10:26 AM

Family heirloom for sure sir!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#9 posted 12-06-2019 04:54 PM

To say that this project took a “bit of skill and artistic ability” is an understatement. Beautiful work!

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#10 posted 12-07-2019 03:04 AM

Tremendous job! This horse will be around forever!

-- AJ

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#11 posted 12-07-2019 10:24 PM

Beautiful work!! Yes, I bet you made quite a lot of dust.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#12 posted 12-14-2019 12:43 PM

This project has been on my list for years. This looks great

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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