Plan of the Week: Rocking Horse


The  Chief’s Shop Rocking Horse makes a great toy or accent piece. I built this one using red oak, but any hardwood would work well. You can use pine, but I recommend a hardwood for the rockers.

A note about the rockers: A shallow arc, as I’ve designed this, doesn’t allow for a large range of movement. This is an intentional design feature, in addition to the recurve on the ends, to limit the potential for tipping. Modify the rocker design at your own risk if you want a larger range of movement.

You’ll need a table saw, miter saw, jig saw or band saw, and a Kreg Jig to complete this project.

Click the image below to access the plan.

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Special thanks to Brian Francis (brianfrancisphotography.com) for taking the photos.

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4 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. nothing can up on the screen to download

    • Try right clicking on the image and selecting “Save Target As…”

  2. So many wonderful things and so little time….I love this project !!

    • Put it on your “To Do” list! It does not take that long to make.


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