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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Wildflower Carousel Horse

It is finally done. This project has been a long hard one. However, it is one that I am mighty proud of. This, I think, is the most detailed piece I have ever done. To give an idea of the amount of detail, if you'll notice the little leaves on the body of the horse, there are a total of twenty eight leaves just on the horse body, and once cut, all those leaves fit in the palm of my hand. If anyone out there would like to attempt to build one of these, it is a very challenging, but rewarding, project. You can buy the plans at .
The one I built is made of solid wood. It is mostly cottonwood with some mahogany in the accent pieces. This one is attached to a round base that prevents it from rocking. It is not to be ridden. It is simply a work of art. I could build one to be ridden, but I wouldn't suggest all the detail pieces for a riding toy. This particular one is already sold. However, if anyone wants to order one, please don't hesitate to contact me.


  1. You missed your calling you have a good eye and a steady hand

  2. Absolutely Beautiful Willim!! You SHOULD be proud of this one. YES! It Truely is a work of Art!

    Every Minute you put into it was worth it!


    Rick (Ontario, Canada)

  3. Thanks you again Rick.
    Something I forgot to mention when I built this and posted it here on the blog, this was actually the wedding present I gave to my brother when he married his wife a couple of years ago. I have since made another one that's similar, except I used no paint on it. It is all wood grain color.