How to Build a Rocking Horse

How to build a rocking horse using a traditional spring-suspended design. Includes instructions for framing, a cutting pattern and rocking horse and trimming diagrams.

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The secret, of course, is that the rocking horse offers something timeless; though real horses may no longer be an everyday part of the average child's life, youngsters still take a delight in such a willing outlet for their ample energy.
PHOTO: JEFF MERMELSTEIN