New Crib #2

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Blog entry by MOJOE posted 1866 days ago 683 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just got back from the lumber yard. This is gonna be a quick post, and a test run to see if I can figure out how to add photos to the blog body. Anyhow, took the 2 year old with me (that was a challenge) and we picked out some S4S birch 1×3’s, 1×4’s, and 1×6’s for the framework. Next trip will be for some maple to fill in the headboard panels and make the slats.

Here are a couple pix of the birch….garage is kinda dark, and if I raise the door the kid will make a run for it!

Update – Looks like I am not quite smart enough to embed pix yet, but I will keep workin on it!

Update #2 – Looks at me go!!!! I will be an I-T specialist before ya know it!

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#1 posted 1866 days ago

This may help for posting pix for blogs and other posts:

For posting project pix, you don’t need to put the pix on another place (photobucket) first. You can upload them directly from your home computer.

Hope this helps.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 1866 days ago

WOW, a 2 year old at the lumber yard? You’re way ahead of me. My daughter is close to 3 now so things are getting a little easier. She has really cut in to my shop time, but it’s a fair trade. I can’t wait to get her out there with me. She already has some Bosch tools and is good with a hammer on her cobbler set. Enjoy making your crib, I sure had fun making hers. you can see it and her highchair on my projects.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#3 posted 1866 days ago

nice. what hardware are you using. I went with products america and bought the hidden hardware set, despite teh fact that I chose not to hide the hardware. Not sure if that was the best idea or not.

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#4 posted 1866 days ago

I too went with products america but only for the mattress springs. Not sure about hardware yet.

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#5 posted 1865 days ago

well done you did it.

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