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Mission Style Crib

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Project by CarlB posted 1911 days ago 1872 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Crib is made out of Quartersawn Red Oak, With a finish of rockler blonde shellac, Honey amber Dye, Varathane Summer Oak,





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1911 days ago

Looks good ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 1910 days ago

Looks great nice design, well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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LesB

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#3 posted 1910 days ago

That is the first “mission” style I have seen. It looks good.
One little problem that comes up with these free swinging cradles is some method of stopping the swing when it is not wanted. As the child gets bigger and the move to one side of the bed it tends to tilt and trap them in the corner. I have used a dowel pin between the crib and the end posts to stop this from happening. You might consider adding this feature if you haven’t already done so.

-- Les B, Oregon

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brianinpa

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#4 posted 1910 days ago

Carl,

Excellent work. The finish looks terrific. At first clance I thought it was pine becasue it is so light colored. Nice work with the dye.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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Durnik150

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#5 posted 1908 days ago

Very nice! Is this for a family member? If so, they will treasure it almost as much as the child it is meant to hold.

Great work!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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lighthearted

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#6 posted 1563 days ago

Very Nice.
I am build a baby doll size crib for my daughters American Girl Doll

-- Chris http://thelightheartedwoodworker.com/

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