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Old 12-21-2017, 07:49 PM   #1
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Made the youngest a rocking horse for Christmas. I got the pattern online and traced it to 1/4in mdf. Cut out the mdf on the band saw and sanded each piece.

Next step was to rough cut each piece. That way I can attach it to the mdf and use the router with a flush trim bit. This made each piece come out really nice with only a little sanding.
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:06 PM   #2
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Cut the rockers out of a larger piece instead of trying to bend them.

Sanded and edge routered each piece before gluing
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:09 PM   #3
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I think it turned out really good. Finished it with a charcoal gray stain.

Wife mad the seat, ears, tale, and mane
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:18 PM   #4
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Kudos sir, nice work
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:19 PM   #5
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Looks great, Martin. You’ve got skills
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:21 PM   #6
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Looks great. Do you have a link to the plans?
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Old 12-21-2017, 09:37 PM   #7
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You Da Man!
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Old 12-22-2017, 11:02 PM   #8
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Turned out like a champ. Nice work
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Old 12-22-2017, 11:05 PM   #9
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That is awesome! Nothing like a handmade gift. She'll love it I bet
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Old 12-23-2017, 12:39 AM   #10
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Good job sir. Hope she keeps it around to give to her own kido
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Old 12-24-2017, 10:46 PM   #11
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Looks great. Do you have a link to the plans?
I bought them off eBay, let me see if I can find a link. Or if I can find the paper plans I can send them your way.
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