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Making rocking horses

Author: Anthony Dew
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers detailed plans and instructions for building simple and carved rocking horses, and provides advice on tools, restoration techniques, and finishes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Dew
ISBN: 0806955287 9780806955285 080697916X 9780806979168
OCLC Number: 10753291
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Why a rocking-horse : Hobby-horses --
Pull-along-horses --
Early rocking-horses --
Fully carved rocking-horses --
Renovating old rocking-horses --
Two hobby-horses : Plywood hobby-horse --
Solid head hobby-horse --
Simple rocking-horse --
Traditional fully carved rocking-horse --
Renovating old rocking-horses : Woodworm --
Broken ears & jaw --
Loose or broken legs --
Paintwork --
Stand --
tack & finishing --
Scale drawings --
Gesso.
Responsibility: Anthony Dew.

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Offers detailed plans and instructions for building simple and carved rocking horses, and provides advice on tools, restoration techniques, and finishes.

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"Making Rocking Horses"

by censuscrawler (WorldCat user published 2013-07-17) Excellent Permalink

Dew gives a very brief history of the subject before launching into the first simple project, starting with two stylized hobby horses, one with a cutout head and one with a thicker, marginally shaped head and neck, looking like a knight in a modern chess set.

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