Course Provider: The Rocking Horse Shop
Contact Name: Jane Cook
Telephone: 01759 368 737
The Rocking Horse Shop
Rocking Horse Yard
Course Length: 3 Days
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Carve a Half Size Laminated rocking horse with instruction from Michael Wem.
Make this appealing Half-Size Traditional Style Rocking Horse carved in Plywood and designed by Anthony Dew.
Finished size approx. 36” long x 21” high x 8” wide (900 x 540 x 195mm)
These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a laminated mini Rocking Horse. Michael will show you how, using traditional hand tools and the latest electric carving tools which are ideal for this beautiful laminated horse. Previous carving experience in not necessary and all skill levels are accommodated, and each student will be taught all the techniques to successfully carve the Mini Rocky. Sanding, varnishing, fitting stand or bow rocker & tacking up is not included in this course but can be easily finished at home.
The Mini Rocky carving courses courses run 9:30am till 4pm on all 3 days, with a maximum of 6 students on each course. These Mini Rocky courses take place in our purpose built carving studio.
Accommodation is not included, but we can recommend several local B & B's, pubs or hotels, and will send you a list on request.
What's included in the price?
The course fee includes:-
Three days individual tuition with Peter Berry
Use of workshop equipment and all carving tools.
Lunch, usually cold meats and salads, as well as refreshments
Mini Rocky timber pack on bow rockers including the bows which you will assemble later. (You may carve the Mini Rocky on a safety stand for an additional £15.) Accessories and tack to finish the horse are also not included.
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