Free Rocking Horse Plans Andy
Clicking on the image above will download a list of PDF files containing the free patterns for the free rocking horse plans.
Unzip the PDF files and print them on your home printer.
To open the Portable Document File (PDF), you may need to download a PDF reader. It's free and easy to use.
Join the sheets to create a set of full size patterns.
Use the full size patterns to make templates. I find the templates useful to mark out the pattern directly onto the timber to minimise waste.
The templates are used as a guide for cutting out and then trimming with a trim bit mounted in a router.
Photo shows how the template is used with a trim bit mounted in a router. The template is attached to the workpiece with double sided tape.
Photo shows the component parts cut out, edges rounded over and sanded smooth, ready for assembly.
Showing an expoloded 3D view of how the parts fit together.
With one screw attached to allow the leg to swivel the sliding bevel is used to measure the angle. Drill a pilot hole for the second screw.
Showing the head in position with the infill. Note the legs are not attached in this photo.
Photo showing the head attached. Note this time the infill is not shown.
Photo showing the other body side glued and clamped in place.
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