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.
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.
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Diagram: Cutting pattern for rocking horse.
Diagram: Saddle detail for rocking horse.
File cutting surface down about 1/16 inch, maintaining angle, exposed tips at outside edges cut cleanly.