Rocking Horse

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Project by Jon3 posted 11-07-2013 09:29 PM 1247 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You have probably either seen one of these at Woodcraft, or seen the various plans/kits at stores or online. My shop assistant (3 yo daughter) spent a lovely 10minutes on the one at our local WC, so I had no choice but to make her one.

Mostly cut via MDF templates, but require much finessing to get it to rock just right.

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#1 posted 11-07-2013 09:49 PM

Hah, exact same radon I had to build a horse. We just moved from MN to CO and the woodcraft store here doesn’t have a horse and he was pretty bummed out. I’m sure your daughter will get plenty of use out of yours!

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#2 posted 11-07-2013 10:05 PM

A very nice rocking horse that will give your daughter many many multiples of ten minutes enjoyment… well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 11-07-2013 10:28 PM

Nice work.

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#4 posted 11-07-2013 11:57 PM

Very nicely done—every little girl needs a pony.

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#5 posted 11-08-2013 12:35 AM

I have to make a couple of those for grandbabies. What plans did you use?

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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#6 posted 12-19-2013 02:47 AM

G’day Jon,
That little one is learning early how to get the most out of her dad and don’‘t you just love it.
home made wooden toys that’ll last a lifetime….. well done.

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

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