Rocking Horse

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Project by TomRash posted 01-06-2011 08:17 PM 1360 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a rocking horse that I made for my nephews first x-mas. I got the plans from This was a very fun project and very rewarding to make. It is made from cherry and finished with danish oil and wax. It was a big hit on christmas as you can see.

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#1 posted 01-06-2011 09:22 PM

The cost of the material – $25 (a guess)
The cost of the tools – a lot (not a guess)
The cost of the look on a baby’s face when you make something especially for him – priceless

Great job!

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 01-07-2011 05:16 AM

It looks to me like you’ve just made a new family heirloom.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#3 posted 01-07-2011 06:12 AM

Soooo Much Fun – building – using – remembering.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 01-07-2011 06:25 AM

Every kid needs a rocking horse sometime in their life. Great looking rocker.

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#5 posted 01-09-2011 12:39 AM

Very nice job

-- Clay - I love free tools

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