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John Hayton is a wood carver and furniture maker based in Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. John makes a variety of things including domestic and ecclesiastical pieces, as well as a stunning range or traditional American tulip-wood rocking horses.

This rocking horse is embellished with real horsehair and leather tack. The hand-carved tulip-wood body is finished with grey child-friendly paint. The rockers are made from solid ash and decorated with brass fittings.

You can, if you wish, commission and customise your very own rocking horse to your exact requirements. John can also make them with a hidden time capsule located in the body of the horse, truly making it a treasured family heirloom. Please click the "Commission This Artist" button and leave a few details, we will be back in touch to guide you through the commission process.

Size: 1350mm x 500mm x 1100mm

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Molly - Hand Carved Wooden Rocking Horse BY John Hayton

A Beautiful Handmade Rocking Horse

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