Haidyn's Crib #6 - Toddler Bed, Day Bed, Full Size Bed

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Blog entry by ND2ELK posted 06-15-2010 04:39 AM 15880 reads 5 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the different assemblies that can be made out of the 4-in-1 crib.

To make the crib into the toddler bed, the front is removed and the toddler guard rail is connected to the end assemblies.

To make the crib into the day bed, the toddler guard rail is removed and the front caps are bolted onto the end assemblies.

To make the crib into the full size bed, you remove the end assemblies and attach the bed rails with slats to the head and front assemblies of the crib.

The crib is done and I will finish it after I get done building the 6 drawer dresser.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#1 posted 06-15-2010 04:41 AM

Real nice design. Great work.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#2 posted 06-15-2010 04:57 AM

Great Job Tom and very creative I love the fact you can turn the crib into a full sized bed also .

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#3 posted 06-15-2010 05:17 AM

excellent work Tom

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#4 posted 06-15-2010 05:23 AM

this is great tom…i love the design of being able to go through the different stages of your grandchild’s life…very good job…did you flute the bottom feet as well as the posts?...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 06-15-2010 05:34 AM

Grizz – I do not have a lathe so had to purchase the feet and posts.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 06-15-2010 05:51 AM

That crib looks good, Tom.

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#7 posted 06-15-2010 08:22 AM

Great job. Is it done by a plan?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#8 posted 06-15-2010 10:09 AM

Tom that is really creative & beautifully made I love this site you could easily suffer from inspiration overload here thanks for showing us what you’ve been up to. Real nice job
God bless

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#9 posted 06-15-2010 10:16 AM

excellent work , tom !

extremely well done ,
and all the tutorials are just spot on .

way to go , grandpa !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#10 posted 06-15-2010 10:41 AM

Gary – There is no plans for this 4 in 1 crib. In blog #1 I do give you a cutting list and my sketches.Thanks for asking.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 06-15-2010 01:23 PM

Tom what can anyone say it’s a GREAT job you did, a 4 in 1 grib wow this is something else. Thanks for posting.

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#12 posted 06-15-2010 07:02 PM

Hi Tom;

This one is easy to describe…FANTASTIC. An excellent design, followed by incredible workmanship.

I’m sure this will be an heirloom, shared by many generations to come.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 06-15-2010 07:05 PM

Hey Tom
Beautiful work it’s all wonderful.

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 06-15-2010 07:08 PM

Nice job Tom

-- wchips

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#15 posted 06-16-2010 04:35 AM

You’ve done a wonderful job on this bed. I hope that this will be passed down through the generations, It is beautiful!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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