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xx   TOY

Rocking horse features "running boards" and a very stable design.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #16 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 60

Rocking rabbit. Carve a toy your child will never forget.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #52 Jun 1996 pg. 44

How to make a wooden rocking horse.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 54, 119

Photo shows an elegant rocking horse made from mahogany that can be made from a kit ($99) or from plans ($5).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1975 (v.53#11) pg. 60

How to make a child's hobby horse. Head is made from fabric and trimmed with silk, velvet and satin, with a yarn mane. Pattern and instructions included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 92, 170

Spring-mounted rocking horse. Base looks like a corral. Estimated cost: $29.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 96, 126

Toddler's wooden riding horse has block body and wheels.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1980 (v.58#12) pg. 40, 52

Hobbyhorse features the head of a giraffe. Est. cost: $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 37, 49

Reproduction of an antique rocking horse found at the Woodlawn Plantation.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1983 (v.61#8) pg. 81, 128

Heirloom-quality rocking horse is a safe, sturdy toy. Decorated with folk art flourishes. Built from pine.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1983 (v.61#11) pg. 120, 176

Wooden riding horse for a toddler is hinged behind the front wheels. Full-sized pattern can be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1986 (v.64#12) pg. 64, 140

Dalmatian-dog "hobby horse". Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 82, 130

Rocking horse has a sculptured quality achieved by rasping and sanding layers of wood. Horse has a yarn mane and tail and granite-look rockers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1988 (v.66#9) pg. 114, 120

Miniature wooden rocking horse features yarn mane and tail and a heart motif.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1989 (v.67#9) pg. 97, 114

Pieced, patched and upholstered rocking horse with a yarn mane and tail.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1989 (v.67#12) pg. 60, 68

Pine rocking horse is built from thick pine to insure durability and strength.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1980 (v.4#3) pg. 34

Hobby horse. A broom handle with wooden horse head on one end and caster to roll on the floor on other end.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1981 (v.4#12) pg. 58

Wooden rocking horse is built from 5/4" stock. Separate pieces are cut for each leg, the head, body, tail, rockers, etc. They are then joined with screws and glue. Est. cost: $30.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1981 (v.5#1) pg. 59

Range-rider rocking horse is fabricated from 3/4" lumber. Overall dimensions 24" long, 24" tall, 10" wide.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 26

Rocking horse is suspended from a sturdy floor stand. Features an "adjustable" footrest to accommodate smaller children.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1988 (v.11#4) pg. 60

Giddy up. Wooden horse's head attached to a broomstick forms a hobby horse.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 46

Elegant rocking horse for a child is carved from mahogany and features real horse hair and a real leather saddle. The horse stands 41" tall.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 36

Zebra hobby horse (40" long) is made from a dowel, black and white foam sheets and a ribbon for the bridle and reins.
CRAFTS Jan 1993 (v.16#1) pg. 58, 45

How to make a "little lamb" hobby horse. Pattern and instructions included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1975-Jan 1976 (v.6#3) pg. 36

Wooden stick hobby horse.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1979 (v.10#10) pg. 58

Rocking horse. Plans for hand carving a rocking horse from glued up pine or poplar. Legs and rockers are made from maple or oak. Seat, tail, ears, stretcher rails and platform are made from birch, poplar or maple. Can be painted to resemble a 19th century rocking horse.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1978 (v.9#5) pg. 32

Laminated wood rocking horse with cotton cord mane and tail.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #196 Feb 1979 (v.29#2) pg. 86

Rocking horse features a thick, sturdy frame made from laminated redwood. Est. cost: under $25.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #234 Dec 1982 (v.32#10) pg. 59

Wooden rocking horse is sturdily built and designed to last a long time. Stands 38" tall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #253 Nov 1984 (v.34#9) pg. 74

Wooden rocking horse depicts a horse running at a full gallop and features a lively rocking action. Built from dimension lumber.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #303 Nov-Dec 1989 (v.39#10) pg. 48

Heirloom wooden rocking horse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 76

The carousel horse. Replicas of merry-go-round horses feature hollow carcase construction. Basic instructions for building and carving a wooden horse suitable for display or a rocking horse.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 62

Non-bucking rocking horse with a low center of gravity. Child sits between rocker/sides.
HANDY ANDY Nov 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 49

Hobby horse is made from plastic canvas, yarn, and a broom stick.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1983 (v.28#3) pg. 45, 85

Stuffed toys including a "magic wand", sleeping baby bunny pillow, bunny-shaped box, hobby horse, etc.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1984 (v.29#4) pg. 84, 66, 68, 102

Safe and simple rocking horse.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #422 Jul 1963 (v.59) pg. 120

Child's rocking horse allows a small child to sit in a seat rather than straddle the back of the horse.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #631 Dec 1980 (v.76) pg. 49

Four homemade toys: (1) Tin can stilts (2) Salt-dough clay (3) Hobby horse made from old jeans and a pole (4) Hoop toss-and-catch game.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 94

Sturdy rocking horse is built from 3 laminations of 1" thick lumber.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 98

A scrapyard stallion. An automobile leaf spring forms the basis for a rocking horse. A plywood base, seat and head completes the unit.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #78 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 100

Rocking horse is suspended by four springs from a sturdy wooden frame.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #114 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 76

Broomstick hobby horse with a calico head and felt mane.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1981 (v.1#5) pg. 18

Make a "unicorn" hobby-horse.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1984 (v.4#2) pg. 38, 31, 49

Stick horses with crocheted heads.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 16, 49

A collection of stick animals to ride. A dog, unicorn, lion, crocodile, and giraffe.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1982 (v.5#4) pg. 13, 28, 47

Cardboard play horse carried by rider.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1963 (v.119#4) pg. 149

Hobby horse made from grease barrel mounted on a coil spring.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1965 (v.123#6) pg. 153

Child's rocking horse features solid rockers, a padded seat and handle.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1969 (v.132#5) pg. 174

Toddlers rocking horse is sized to suit age 3 or under.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1977 (v.148#5) pg. 131

Gaily painted hobby horse has semi-circles for rockers with bump-like "feet" to keep it from tipping over.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1979 (v.152#5) pg. 124

Horse-on-a-stick. Painted horses head with rope halter is attached to a length of dowel. Wheels at the other end ride on the floor.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1980 (v.154#5) pg. 128

Rocking-horse chair for a toddler consists of a seat and a tray mounted between two profile cutouts of a small pony.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #57 Nov 1990 (v.10#3) pg. 27

Painted rocking horse for a pre-toddler is built from any 3/4" thick wood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #69 Nov 1992 (v.12#3) pg. 33, Insert
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #70 Jan 1993 (v.12#4) pg. 6
Correction POPULAR WOODWORKING #70 Jan 1993 (v.12#4) pg. 7
Correction POPULAR WOODWORKING #71 Mar 1993 (v.12#5) pg. 7

Heirloom rocking horse is made of wood and features low rockers.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #75 Nov 1993 (v.13#3) pg. 62, Insert
Correction POPULAR WOODWORKING #76 Jan 1994 (v.13#4) pg. 7

Cantilevered rocking horse is constructed from standard, readily available materials and hardware. Only the rear legs are attached to the rocker platform.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #80 Sep 1994 (v.14#2) pg. 55, 39 (Insert)

Little Red Rocker rocking horse combines some of the appealing elements of a traditional carved horse with a fairly simple method of construction and an effective rocking action.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #91 Jul 1996 (v.16#3) pg. 42, 33

Three styles of rocking horses.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Dec 1963 (v.34#12) pg. 95

Bronco, a bouncing horse on four wheels, is made from 2x6 lumber.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Oct 1964 (v.35#10) pg. 106

Sturdy rocking horse for a toddler is made from eight pieces of pine and can be built in half a day. Est. cost: $20.
SUNSET Mar 1986 (v.176#3) pg. 134

Giddyap rocking horse toy. Whenever you rock this 12" long wooden toy, it makes the "clippity-clop" sound of a galloping horse.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #3 May 1988 (v.1#3) pg. 14

Soft hobbyhorse has a head made from a sock.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1978 (v.42#2) pg. 115, 200

Rocking Pony, a simple little rocking horse for a tiny tot, is 24" long and made of clear pine.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 1 1979 (v.43#2) pg. 76, 120

Flirty filly stick hobby horse with a velveteen head and ostrich-feather mane.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 4 1980 (v.44#2) pg. 93, 156

Hobbyhorse made from pine and wooden dowel.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 80, 148

Sturdy wooden rocking horse is built from pine and plywood.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 8 1983 (v.46#7) pg. 83, 122

Thoroughbred rocking horse from merry olde England features solid rockers and decorative tole-painting.
WOOD MAGAZINE #14 Dec 1986 (v.3#6) pg. 62

Playroom palomino. An elegant rocking horse is constructed from laminated cherry, walnut and maple.
WOOD MAGAZINE #83 Nov 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 54, Insert

Quiet a rocking horse by installing a length of rubber V-belt in the bottom of the rocker.
WOOD MAGAZINE #132 Apr 2001 (v.18#3) pg. 32

Carousel charger. Tips on carving a carousel style rocking horse
WOODCARVING #10 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 66

Dancing dobbin. Making a hobbyhorse for the Stafford Morris Dancers. Partial instructions included.
WOODCARVING #20 Oct 1995 pg. 50

Rocking horse stands 36" tall on 54"-long rockers. Built of 2" pine construction lumber for strength and good proportion.
WOODSMITH #65 Oct 1989 pg. 4

Curved lamination rocking horse. Contemporary, stylized horse is built from five large, curved laminations of light and dark wood.
WOODWORK #3 Fall 1989 pg. 50

Replica of an ancient rocking horse features a painted profile horse on each side of an upholstered seat. This unit is suspended on a floor stand. The horse and seat moves back and forth, but the stand does not move.
WOODWORK #10 Summer 1991 pg. 61

Stylized rocking horse can be adjusted to fit a growing rider.
WOODWORK #19 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 39

Rocking horse of the swing-iron type. Complete instructions.
WOODWORKER #1031 Oct 1979 (v.83) pg. 542

Pattern for a toybox which doubles as a rocking horse when the toys are removed.
WOODWORKER #1038 May 1980 (v.84) pg. 337

Magnificent rocking horses. A look at two internationally successful businesses producing these fine creatures, plus tips on making your own.
WOODWORKER #1110 May 1986 (v.90#5) pg. 412

Introduction to the construction of elegant rocking horses focuses on carving a realistic head.
WOODWORKER Feb 1992 (v.96#2) pg. 70

Rocking horse project is simple, safe, and cheap to construct. The tail is made of sisal string and the rein and saddle are made from leather.
WOODWORKER Sep 1993 (v.97#9) pg. 41

Rocking horse project is reprinted from a 1959 issue.
WOODWORKER Oct 1995 (v.99#10) pg. 94

Simple, but sturdy, rocking horse is made from 5/4" pine.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1978 (v.2#4) pg. 4

Rocking horse made from wood. Overall dimensions: 33" tall, 41" long, 15" wide. Constructed mostly of 2" (nominal) pine.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1984 (v.8#2) pg. 50
Correction WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1984 (v.8#5) pg. 7

Sturdy rocking horse features a painted head and hemp rope tail.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.11#6) pg. 37

Make a broomstick horse from a broom handle and a fabric head. Pattern for head included.
WORKBASKET May 1981 (v.46#7) pg. 46

Plans for a wooden rocking horse.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1974 (v.30#6) pg. 38

Toddler's rocking horse has a flat seat and is only 5" off the floor.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1978 (v.34#1) pg. 97

A zoo of wooden animals for a child's room includes: (1) a wooden rocking zebra, (2) a rocking horse swing that suspends from the ceiling, (3) a lion toy chest, (4) a hippo hamper, (5) a giraffe clothes hanger and (6) a whale shaped chair.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 66

Charlie the rocking horse gallops in his own frame. A swinging style horse rocks back and forth supported by a wooden frame.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 60

Cantilevered legs make rocking horse into a bucking bronco. Wooden rocking horse as a more "lively" action.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 68

Simple stick horse features a wooden horse head attached to a length of dowel.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1982 (v.38#3) pg. 53

Rugged rocking horse has a body made from a 6" diameter log about 19" long. Add a head, tail, legs and rockers to complete.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1983 (v.39#6) pg. 96

Outdoor hobby horse "gallops" on a large coil spring from an automobile.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1984 (v.40#3) pg. 16

Classic rocking horse has a "western" saddle. Overall dimensions: 40" long, 29" tall.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1984 (v.40#6) pg. 8

Simple rocking horse made from three pieces of 1" thick wood (4", 8" and 10" wide).
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1985 (v.41#1) pg. 43

Rocking pony and rocking puppy use the same basic construction.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1988 (v.44#6) pg. 48