rocker cradle

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Project by elcowboy posted 02-09-2015 07:24 PM 1642 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this 4 years ago. Was cleaning my shop and found the parts I had cut and forgotten. Decided it had to be completed.

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#1 posted 02-09-2015 07:31 PM

That is a very unique and wonderful piece of furniture. I am not sure if the idea was your own to have the rocker and cradle together, I have not seen one before, but I love it. What woods did you use?

-- If you are going to make it, make it last.

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#2 posted 02-09-2015 07:36 PM

Thank you. This is not an original idea, the concept is old. It was made so that the maid (nanny) did two chores at a time : ) .I used plywood and resawn and stained pine.

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#3 posted 02-09-2015 08:00 PM

I think they are called “mammy benches”.

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#4 posted 02-10-2015 01:21 AM

That’s a lot to of work, interesting and very nice build. Well done !

-- Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 02-10-2015 03:54 AM

What a great idea, and a great design, pat your self on the back it looks fantastic.

-- My Woodwork Is Like My Wife's Back! - Always Full Of Knots But By The Time I'm Finished It's Smooth As Silk!!!

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#6 posted 02-10-2015 06:12 PM

Very cool! Would make a great gift for a new Mom

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#7 posted 02-10-2015 07:00 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 02-11-2015 05:17 AM

Excellent project, good way to use old scraps.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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