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Project by aldente posted 2049 days ago 1191 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My father had made cradles for the first born of my sibblings and I. They were low to the ground and hooded. My oldest daughter still uses hers for her children. However, now that my second daughter had a baby (my first grand daughter) she wanted a craddle for her. Not wanting a low profile craddle, I decided to go with the pendelum style. I drew the plans myself, and made a template so I can make another for my last daughter, who’s only 19. That craddle needs to wait awhile. College first. The craddle is made out of red oak with a tongue,ureathane, and linseed oil combination.

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa





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rtb

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#1 posted 2049 days ago

Its very nice to see your original design and fine workmanship, and welcome to the family. Pull up a stump and sit awhile (just watch out for the fire ants) and by all means bring the kids especially the little cutie.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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lew

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#2 posted 2049 days ago

Great Looking Cradle!

Love the Grain pattern on the side!

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

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Bigbuck

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#3 posted 2049 days ago

Very nice

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 2049 days ago

Nice project. I have 3 beautiful grand daughters – but my FIRST grandson will arrive on 2/11/09!! Can’t wait to get him in the work shop with me (in a few years).

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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