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Tuesday, 25 February 2014

February Mini Rocky Carving Course with Peter Berry

February Mini Rocky Carving Course 

with Peter Berry

Make this appealing Half-Size Traditional Style Rocking Horse 
carved in Plywood and designed by Anthony Dew.  
Finished size approx. 36” long x 21” high x 8” wide (900 x 540 x 195mm)

 We have just had a great weekend with seven students carving their Mini Rocky Rocking Horse, these courses are aimed at those wishing to make a laminated mini Rocking Horse. Peter Berry shows 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 successfully  carve the Mini Rocky Rocking Horse with some sanding to be done at home.

We are delighted that Peter has agreed to run these courses at The Rocking Horse Shop.   Peter  is one of the country’s best known carvers, well known for his regular instructive articles in national magazines. Peter has a wide experience of all aspects of the craft at varied locations throughout the UK, Europe and North America. He has delivered city and guilds woodcarving courses at Leeds college of art and design, and less formal sessions at numerous shows and retailers.  A prolific carver best known for human and animal character studies, Peter brings a wealth of knowledge and an infectious enthusiasm to his teaching. He has inspired hundreds of people to experience the sheer enjoyment of woodcarving

To book your place on our courses please give us a call on 
01759 368737 or visit

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