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post #1 of 10 Old 11-04-2019, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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Rocking Horse plans

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask, but the wife wants me to make a Rocking Horse for her 1 year old niece.
I have looked on line for full size plans, but can't seem to find any.
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post #2 of 10 Old 11-04-2019, 02:33 PM
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Assuming the plan isn't too complicated, you could probably get away with one of the following in fairly short time:

1. At one time I remember there is a drafting/art tool that allows you to trace an image on one end and it transfers the image to another paper in a larger size. Sorry, but I don't know what it's called. Unfortunately, quick searches only pull up resizing on computer drawing applications. Sign of the times.

2. If you have access to one, you could use an overhead projector to shine the original plan on a wall, and trace the projection in the size you want.

3. Print a design on 1/4" grid paper. Take a larger sheet of blank paper, and draw a grid on it, dimensioned up to the size you want. Then redraw the design.
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Ah ... look up "scaling pantograph". That's the transfer tool I was thinking of.
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I have made about 4 of these.
I can make copies of the plans if you like
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That would be great. Cute horse, I think she will love it. She also said I have a 1 month timeline.


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I will copy the plans and send them to you.
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Do you need my address? I can PM you the info, also very willing to pay any shipping cost.
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Yes i need address, I dont want to post the plans online because of copyrights.
I dont need shipping cost.

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For anyone else interested there are a couple free plans here:

https://www.wooden-toy-plans.com/dow...rse_plans.html

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Thank you Frank.
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