Butternut Doll Cradle

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Project by jeremy posted 12-18-2008 11:12 PM 1434 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a christmas present for my 18 month old niece. The primary wood is butternut that I milled from a tree off my parents land. The bottom of the cradle is birch plywood. The finish is a varnish/ tung oil blend (5 coats). Thanks for looking.

-- Jeremy, Saratoga, NY

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#1 posted 12-18-2008 11:41 PM

Gorgeous Cradle!!

There is going to one very happy little girl on Christmas morning!

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

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#2 posted 12-19-2008 12:05 AM

Nice job! Are the corners glued or fastened and glued?


-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#3 posted 12-19-2008 12:08 AM

Hey CB The corners have four biscuits each and are glued

-- Jeremy, Saratoga, NY

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#4 posted 03-30-2010 07:50 PM


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#5 posted 01-27-2012 10:57 PM

Beautiful looking wood, and cradle!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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