Rocking horses conjure up a world of fields and dreams, and have enchanted children for generations. Now in paperback, this guide introduces the reader to the fascinating tradition of crafting these beautiful toys. Anyone with woodworking skills can follow the step-by-step instructions and clear plans, diagrams, and patterns to make a wonderful children's gift that is sure to become a family heirloom. Topics include instructions for eight horses ranging from traditional medium standard to the push-me, pull-me rocking horse; carving and design—making plinths and unicorns; wood and tools required; and tips from the author to give your horse a professional finish and delight the younger generation with the most precious and rewarding of gifts.
Author : Margaret Spencer Release : 2009-04 Publisher : Crowood Press ISBN : 9781847971081 File Size : 37.36 MB Format : PDF, Mobi Download : 735 Read : 1280