News/Blog

BIGGER BERTIE ROCKING HORSE 14 days to go... 20th Sep 2011

BIGGER BERTIE'S BLOG - 14 days to go- & counting - to Bigger Bertie's first outing. Today we start to assemble Bigger Bertie's body, and turn over his huge rockers (a 3, no 4 man job!) to cut the joints on the other side. So, I said I'd tell you... READ MORE

BIGGER BERTIE ROCKING HORSE 15 days to go.... 19th Sep 2011

BIGGER BERTIE'S BLOG - Day 2 15 days to go to Bigger Bertie's first outing... Today I chopped the recess for Bigger Bertie's great glass eye (fashioned specially by brilliant glass artisan Steve Collins of Studio 63). We only have one eye, the other... READ MORE

BIGGER BERTIE ROCKING HORSE 16 days to go... 18th Sep 2011

BIGGER BERTIE'S BLOG - Day 1 16 days to go before Bigger Bertie's first outing - today (being Sunday) he's lounging in the workshop - I just popped in to look at him and ask myself this, can we make this humungous pile of monster parts transform ... READ MORE

European Woodworking Show 1st & 2nd October, Cress... 13th Sep 2011

European Woodworking Show 1st & 2nd October, Cressing Temple Barns, Essex Now in it's 3rd year and growing with quality every year The Rocking Horse Shop are once again looking forward to attending The European Woodworking Show.  It  is fast becomi... READ MORE

Fangfest 2011 6th Sep 2011

Another fantastic Fangfest weekend in the village of Fangfoss, everyone had a great time.  Just a few photos from the event......... READ MORE

Tony really rocks in his line of work 31st Aug 2011

Tony really rocks in his line of work - see our article in the York Press... READ MORE

Fangfest Festival of Practical Arts 3rd & 4th Sept... 31st Aug 2011

Fangfest Festival of Practical Arts 3rd & 4th September A celebration of Traditional Crafts 9am to 4pm both days FREE Entry, FREE Parking The final preparations are underway for this years Fangfest.  Fangfest returns this weekend with an even bigge... READ MORE

The National Forest Wood Fair, Bank Holiday Monday... 24th Aug 2011

The Rocking Horse Shop will be attending The National Forest Wood Fair, if you are looking for a fun day out on bank holiday Monday, we would love to see you.... READ MORE

New DVD - Making Rocking Horses 2 19th Aug 2011

Our new DVD has been released. The new film covers all stages of making our laminated plywood horse designs for the very popular ‘Little Rocky’ chair horse for toddlers, and the Medium Sized ‘Rocky’, (as well as the new ‘Larg... READ MORE

Students Carve A Rocking Horse Head on our July ca... 8th Aug 2011

Six students joined us at The Rocking Shop in our purpose built carving studio in Yorkshire to carve their Rocking Horse Heads.If you would like to join us on one of our courses just click here to see the dates of future courses.  We would ... READ MORE

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