WOODWORKING PLANS
Rocking Horses and Children's Rockers
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D140 LARGE LAMINATED PLYWOOD
ROCKING HORSE

This splendid large size rocking horse is is a fascinating project & surprisingly straightforward to make. The Plan includes actual size patterns of all parts of the horse & scale plans of safety stand, together with step by step instructions & colour pictures - all the information you need to make this beautiful & striking looking rocking horse. The horse is large enough to accommodate riders aged 3 to adult.
Measures 49" H x 60" L x 20" W
1245cm H x 1525cm L x 508cm W
$50.00
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D129 MEDIUM LAMINATED PLYWOOD
ROCKING HORSE

Replaces Plan D119
This splendid medium size rocking horse is a fascinating project and surprisingly straightforward to make. The Plan includes actual sSize patterns of all parts of the horse and scale plans of safety stand, together with step by step instructions & colour pictures - all the information you need to make this beautiful & striking looking rocking horse. The horse is intended for riders from 3 to about 9 years.
Measures 42" H x 53" L x 18" W
1066cm H x 1346cm L x 2457cm W
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D109 MEDIUM VICTORIAN
ROCKING HORSE

This magnificent heirloom rocking horse is designed by renowned rocking horse maker Anthony Dew.
Measures 48" H x 41" L x 18" W
122cm H x 104cm L x 46cm W
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D109A BOW ROCKERS AND LEGS FOR MEDIUM VICTORIAN
ROCKING HORSE

This plan and the accompanying notes are for use in conjunction with Plan D109 to enable you to mount the medium rocking horse on bow shaped rockers. These are traditional deep bowed rockers and will give the rider an excellent ride as well as being of very pleasing appearance.
Measures 43" H x 71" L x 17" W
1080cm H x 1810cm L x 438cm W

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D101 SMALL VICTORIAN
ROCKING HORSE

This magnificent heirloom rocking horse is designed by renowned rocking horse maker Anthony Dew. For children aged 2-5 years.
Measures 42" H x 33" L x 16" W
107cm H x 84cm L x 41cm W
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D101A BOW ROCKERS AND LEGS FOR SMALL VICTORIAN
ROCKING HORSE

This plan and the accompanying notes are for use in conjunction with Plan D101 to enable you to mount the small rocking horse on bow shaped rockers. These are traditional deep bowed rockers and will give the rider an exciting but safe ride as well as being of very pleasing appearance.
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D110 LARGE VICTORIAN
ROCKING HORSE

This magnificent heirloom rocking horse is designed by renowned rocking horse maker Anthony Dew. The plan is in both imperial and metric dimensions.
Measures 49" H x 60" L x 20" W
124cm H x 152cm L x 51cm W
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D116 THE SWINGER ROCKING HORSE
Designed for simplicity of construction and mounted on a proper traditional safety stand with its excellent rocking action. The 'Swinger' horse really is easy to make since it involves no complicated joints and no carving. Sturdy and attractive, the Swinger is ideal for child riders up to about six years old.
Measures 31" H x 42" L x 16" W
788cm H x 1067cm L x 406cm W
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D117 THE LITTLE RED ROCKING HORSE
A great little rocker! This is a little more 'advanced' version of the 'Swinger Horse' and features carved head, neck & upper body. The construction remains quite straightforward & the carving can be readily accomplished with a few carving gouges & a rasp or surform. The plan includes actual size drawings & step-by-step instructions & colour pictures.
Measures 30" H x 42" L x 16" W
762cm H x 1067cm L x 406cm W
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D120 CAROUSEL STYLE
ROCKING HORSE

This beautiful fully carved Carousel style horse is certainly a project for more ambitious carvers: the mane, bridle, martingale and saddlery are all carved into the wood. But the construction is straightforward and details of all tools needed, cutting list and method of assembly and carving are given. The plans include for mounting the horse onto bow shaped rockers, or it can be set up on a fixed base as a decorative artifact.
Measures 35" H x 51" L x 11" W
895cm H x 1295cm L x 285cm W
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D103 TODDLER'S HORSE
This super rocking horse really is easy to make; plywood & batten construction with hardwood head, rump & footrests. Its exciting rocking action will delight very young riders from about 1 to 3 years - with supervision. The assembly is quite straightforward, with a simple cut-out head involving no carving. The plan also includes a version with carved head & neck which looks splendid and is an excellent introduction to carving for beginners.
$30.00
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D104 CHAIR ROCKING HORSE
Secure seat and gentle rocking action for the younger child. Delightful project to make; the simple carved head is an excellent practice piece for those new to carving.
Measures 20" H x 36" L x 13" W
495cm H x 905cm L x 330cm W
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D124 CHAIR ROCKING HORSE
(shown left)
Revised 'Little Rocky'. A great beginners project!
Secure seat & gentle rocking action for the younger child. A straightforward project, particularly suitable for those new to the craft. The simple head is an excellent practice piece for those new to carving. New slatted platform for added safety.
Choice of five interchangeable heads, Simple horse head, carved head, Kangaroo, elephant or t-rex Dinosaur Head with opening mouth. Heads can be made with extremely simple shaping or carved.
Measures 19" H x 35" L x 13" W
495cm H x 905cm L x 330cm W
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D105 HALF SIZE VICTORIAN
ROCKING HORSE

Assembled, carved and finished in much the same manner as the full size versions, these little beauties are designed to be ridden by dolls, and enjoyed as decorative artifacts. Includes instructions for making both stand & bow rocker mounted versions.
Stand mounted version measures 22" H x 27" L x 9" W
540cm H x 674cm L x 230cm W
Bow mounted version measures 22" H x 36" L x 9" W
540cm H x 902cm L x 230cm W

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D109B THOROUGHBRED HEADS
This plan (aimed at more experienced makers) contains actual size drawings for attractively raised & elongated Medium & Large heads. It is for use in conjunction with Medium Plan 109 or Large Plan 110 & also includes alternative neck muscle blocks which allow the angling of the head to be exaggerated, a further enhancement.
$34.00

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D001 MAKING ROCKING HORSES DVD
Renowned rocking horse maker Anthony Dew reveals the secrets of this fascinating traditional craft. He shows you all the stages & techniques involved in making a real traditional style carved rocking horse. Cutting out, assembling & gluing up, carving & finishing the head, body & legs, traditional dappling, fitting leather saddlery & mane & tail, mounting up on a stand ready to ride - every step is demonstrated & explained.
Format PAL
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D002 MAKING ROCKING HORSES 2 DVD
The Medium (or Large) 'Rocky' is a splendid fully carved laminated rocking horse for riders of any age. Every stage of the making process, including carving, finishing and tacking up, is demonstrated and explained. The DVD also includes 17 minutes of additional material showing how to sharpen chisels and carving gouges, introducing The Rocking Horse Shop, and a feature about the World's first rocking horse.
Format PAL
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THE COMPLETE ROCKING HORSE MAKER BOOK
Fourteen easy-to-follow projects
by Anthony Dew

Softcover 215 x 295mm 164pp
You can make a real rocking horse!
Projects to suit all abilities from simple hobby horses to carved Victorian style beauties.
Photos: Black & White and Colour
Units of Measurement: Imperial and Metric

Introduction
Chapter 1 - Getting Started, Timber & Tools
Chapter 2 - Hobby Horses
Chapter 3 - Chair Horse
Chapter 4 - Toddler's Rocking Horse
Chapter 5 - The Swinger Rocking Horse
Chapter 6 - Little Red Rocker
Chapter 7 - Miniature Traditional Carved Rocking Horse
Chapter 8 - Half Size Traditional Carved Rocking Horse
Chapter 9 - Small Traditional Carved Rocking Horse
Chapter 10 - Medium & Large Traditional Carved Rocking Horses
Chapter 11 - Stands
Chapter 12 - Bow Rockers

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C3196 EASY TO MAKE ROCKING HORSE
Simply trace the full-size patterns onto timber, cut out and assemble. No shaping of the timber required. Then stain the horse.
Measures 44" H x 47" L x 14" W
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C3194 ROCKING HORSE
The Rocking Horse's head, body, tail and legs are two identical pieces cut from a 4 x 4 plywood panel. Glue, nail and then bolt them together.
Measures 28" H x 36" L
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C3197 TODDLERS ROCKING HORSE
Has all the features of the larger horse, but is tailored for toddlers to three year olds.
Measures 25" H x 29" L x 9" W
$26.00
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738 PONY ROCKER
The wooden stirrups provide easy mounting. The mane can be made from wool yarn and the ears from leather or felt.
Measures 25" H x 45" L
$26.00

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C3191 ROCKING HORSE
Every child wants a rocking horse and it's all the more fun if they've helped to construct it themselves.
Measures 26" H x 40" L

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C3192 ROCKING HORSE
The handle-bar and foot-bar make it easy to hang on. His tail is a backrest.
Measures 46" H to the ear tips

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FS141 ARMOR HORSE
Rousing tales of the Knights of the Roundtable and Sir Lancelot inspired this all-wood, medieval design. The plan outlines instructions for building the armor-clad horse, shield, sword, battle axe and the jousting pole stand with supporting sabers on the base. The finished rocking horse is intended to be a display piece but with modifications, supervised children can ride.
Measures 54" high to the top of the pole, 40" to the top of the head and 30" to the seat. Rockers are 52" long and 17" wide

$32.00
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WM4 OLD GREY MARE
Children love this horse - perhaps it's her comical forlorn looks. The seat height on the mare is 19"
$35.00
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WM6 CLYDE 'N DALE
Included are full-size traceable patterns for the horses, rocker, harness, bridle and reins.
The rockers are 39" L x 27" W. The horses are 35" high to their ear tips. Their seat height is 20".
$40.00
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R518 AMERICAN
MOTOR-CYCLE ROCKER

It is shaped by sanding timber, plywood and dowels.
Measures 22" H x 45" L
$30.00
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R513 MOTOR CYCLE & SIDE CAR
Fantastic double rocker made realistic by the professional traceable painting patterns included.
Measures 22" H x 43" L
$22.00
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AR882 MOTORCYCLE ROCKER
Measures 27" H x 44" L
$32.00
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The trim pack has wood buttons, discs, dowels, headlamp ball and steel reinforcing braces.
$55.00
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815 ROCKING DINOSAUR
Dino is sweet and playful and is mounted on safety rockers for a gentle ride. It is made up of only sixteen pieces which are all shown on the plan as full-size patterns. Measures 36" H x 45" L x 12" D
$24.00
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WM16 BILL E. GOAT
He is mounted on safety rockers so he's nice and gentle with the children. Safety rockers are 46" long. He stands 34" high with a safe seat height of 17"
$40.00
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WM8 BESSIE THE COW
Bessie can be stained or painted to represent the breed of your choice. Bessie's seat height is a safe 19.5"
$38.00
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WM31 KRACKLES
Very popular with younger riders because the lower seat height (11") allows for easy mounting and safe riding. The plan shows you how to achieve an antique cracked or natural finish. Overall length of the safety rockers is 21"
$35.00
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WM60 KUSTER
kuster is a galloping pony ready for his little friend to hop into the saddle and ride into the sunset.
Kuster's seat height is 16.5". Overall length of safety rockers is 42"
$36.00
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WM14 BUFORD THE BULL
Buford is a friend of Bessie the Cow. He is mounted on safety rockers that provide a gentle ride. Buford's safety rockers are 40" long and he has a safe seat height of 19.5"
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WM11 POKE CHOP
Poke Chop is a real ham with a big wooden bow for the young rider to hang on to. The plans have an optional built-in seat or just keep her natural as shown. The rounded shapes that create Poke Chop's special appeal are all shown in shaded full-size pattern form so no carving skills are required. Safety rockers are 46" long. She is 39" long with a safe seat height of 16"
$36.00
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WM9 BEEZER THE BURRO
Beezer is a lovable little guy who offers a lifetime of fun to the children he meets. The rounded shapes that create Beezer's special appeal are all shown in shaded full-size pattern form so no carving skills are required. Safety rockers are 38" long. He is 23" long with a safe seat height of 14"
$40.00
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TJLP5 ROCKING
FIRE TRUCK

Measures approx. 35" L
$30.00
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913 ROCKING WHALE
Kids love riding Orca the Whale over the sea.
Measures 25" H x 43" L x 16" W

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C1396 ROCKING HORSE
Very young children love this low rocker.
Measures 20" H x 31" L
$20.00
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C1396 ROCKING HORSE
When the children are older the rocker can be spring mounted upon this frame. The plan will show you how.
Measures 20" H x 31" L
$20.00
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ST10 PRANCER
Full-size traceable patterns make this a simple project. Includes patterns for bridle, stirrups, cushion and painted decoration.
Measures 38" H x 51" L

$26.00
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56 EASY TO MAKE ROCKING HORSE
Plan shows you how to make both the horse and the elephant. Measures 25" H x 32" L
$26.00
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56 EASY TO MAKE ROCKING ELEPHANT
Plan shows you how to make both the horse and the elephant.
Measures 25" H x 32" L

$26.00
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783 ROCKING PLANE
Measures 40" L x wing span 33"
$22.00
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131 EASY TO MAKE
PONY ROCKER

Includes traceable painting details.
M
easures 25" H x 31" L

$25.00
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734 CHILD'S ROCKER
Measures 25" H x 16" W
$22.00
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C1722 SWAN ROCKER
Smaller children feel safer in an enclosed rocker. The design is strong and well-balanced.
Measures 22" H x 31" W
$25.00
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AR259 SWAN ROCKER
Make this swan styled rocker from ply. NOTE this is not a full size plan. The Swan Rocker is a great project that can be used in the yard if made from exterior ply.
Measures 48" L x 26" H x 16" W
$22.00
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