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Project by Les Hastings posted 01-06-2009 04:19 AM 3235 views 11 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Addison Rose of Texas finally has her crib!

Its a couple of months late, but she has forgiven me.

Thanks once again thanks to all those that followed along with this very specail journey, its been fun!

One big Hug and Thank-you to my Daughter and Son-in-Law for their love and patients!


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I leave you with one Proud and Happy Grandpa!

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-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 01-06-2009 04:33 AM

That’s got to be the granddaddy of all cribs! (But I would not have expected any less from you, Les.) :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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trifern

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#2 posted 01-06-2009 04:34 AM

Wow! Fit for a queen and her dynasty.

Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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archie18

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#3 posted 01-06-2009 04:40 AM

Fantastic!

-- Robert in middle TN

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 01-06-2009 04:44 AM

Les, I have to agree with Arianna. Very beautiful is an understatement and the crib looks nice too. :)

For a “client” this important I would not have expected anything less than your best effort, which you did.

Great job.

By the way, unless I missed it, did you ever post your finishing routine for the crib?

It looks flawless.

Thanks again for allowing us to share in this.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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lew

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#5 posted 01-06-2009 05:23 AM

Totally Awesome, Grandpa!!

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

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kolwdwrkr

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#6 posted 01-06-2009 05:32 AM

Spectacular job Les! I followed along the entire blog process and am glad I did. She’s a lucky little girl that’s for sure. Thanks for sharing and I look forward to your next project.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Bigbuck

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#7 posted 01-06-2009 05:40 AM

Beautifully done

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Karson

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#8 posted 01-06-2009 05:42 AM

Les a beautiful Crib. Great design and execution. Something that will be handed down for generations.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#9 posted 01-06-2009 05:44 AM

Truly fantastic work. You have set the bar pretty high on this one. That is just something for me to shoot for.
Thanks for being part of the community and sharing.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#10 posted 01-06-2009 05:47 AM

What a Great Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 01-06-2009 05:47 AM

awesome work LES.

Baby is precious

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Woodhacker

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#12 posted 01-06-2009 06:11 AM

Les, that is absolutely beautiful. Great craftsmanship.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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DrDirt

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#13 posted 01-06-2009 06:57 AM

Les – it is one gorgeous piece. seeing the pieces along the way didn’t do justice to how nice the final piece looks.

Dave

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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Richforever

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#14 posted 01-06-2009 06:57 AM

How did you do that? It is awesome! Very inspiring! Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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John Ormsby

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#15 posted 01-06-2009 08:16 AM

You really put your heart into this one. It is a fine piece and the design is very classic. You have the knack for doing fine craftsmanship. Congrats!!! and Congrats on the new addition to the family!!!!!!

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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