Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Little buddy

Like probably every tack maker in the history of model horse tack making, I have a reference file filled with pictures of things I'd like to make someday. Sometimes when I get stuck, I flip though that file, hoping for inspiration. That's what I was doing yesterday when my eyes landed on this Little Buddy saddle.
"That looks fun," I thought. "I bet I can make it in five minutes." 
Ii turns our I was half right. This was, in fact, a really fun project.
However, it took more than five minutes. Truth be told, it took more than five hours. I didn't mind, though. This was the most enjoyable studio time I've had in recent memory.
Eventually, I'll need a little kid to ride in the buddy saddle, but for now, it belongs to Mieka.
On to the next project!

6 comments:

  1. I think it should be Mieka’s permanent seat.

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  2. I just today found a tiny doll that can be turned into a tiny kid rider.

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  3. Ohh... that's what the mystery sale saddle at my barn is. No one could figure out what it was, even the seller wasn't too sure. XD

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  4. I think the dog looks better in that buddy saddle than any kid would. Lol

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  5. I feel it appropriate to say now that this NEEDED to exist in miniature form. Frickin’ adorable.

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