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The Rocking Horse Shop

Designers, Makers & Restorers of Beautiful Rocking Horses Since 1976

What to Expect

Make a decorative rocking horse of your own with instruction from a member of the Rocking Horse Shop team.

 

These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a laminated mini Rocking Horse. We will show you how, using traditional hand tools and the latest electric carving tools which are ideal for this beautiful laminated horse. 

£350.00

including VAT

Duration: 3 days

Instruction: from a member of the Rocking Horse Shop team

These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a laminated mini Rocking Horse. We 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 course fee includes:-

  • Three days tuition including 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

The Mini Rocky carving courses courses run 9:30am till 4:30pm on the first two days, 9:00am to 12pm on the final day, with a maximum of 4 students on each course. These Mini Rocky courses take place in our purpose built workshop. Accommodation is not included, but we can recommend several local B & Bs, pubs or hotels, and will send you a list on request.

 

Cancellations and refunds:

To cancel your place please inform us at least 14 days in advance. A deposit charge of £50 will be made on all cancellations.

£350.00

including VAT

Duration: 3 days

Instruction: from a member of the Rocking Horse Shop team