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Maple Baby Crib

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Project by NY_Rocking_Chairs posted 07-04-2009 04:49 PM 1389 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the commissioned baby crib for my sister and brother-in-law. They had trouble finding a crib they liked to purchase so I ended up building this one for them. It is a gift from my brother-in-law’s parents.

Made from maple, some pieces contained curl and accented as the trim pieces. Based on the Wood Magazine plans and the kit from American Products.

Finished with Deft Danish Oil. I will be making the toddler foot board and bed rails at some point but I have 18 months to get those done. This had to be finished by the shower in 2 weeks.

Thanks for the looking.

-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 07-04-2009 04:52 PM

Very fine Crib well done

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Russel

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#2 posted 07-04-2009 05:32 PM

Of all the things I’ve had an opportunity to make, I think cribs are my favorite. I really like this one and I’m sure it will become a family treasure.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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NorthGaMan

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#3 posted 07-04-2009 06:40 PM

Ok I am not to bright most of the time, so forgive me if this is a da question, but aren’t you missing a end of the bed?

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NY_Rocking_Chairs

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#4 posted 07-04-2009 06:46 PM

It is one of those new style easy-access cribs. While assembling it the side panel glue joints did not hold. To be fair I wacked on a piece of metal pretty hard with the hammer. It is back down in the clamps and will be put back on later today.

Funny thing Russell, I did the Rockler crib about 4 years ago for our first and swore I would never do another crib. This one was actually much more of a pleasure to build.

-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com

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buffalosean

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#5 posted 07-08-2009 01:08 AM

nice job. I told my sister thats due in november that I would build a crib for the little one on the way. She said she wants the rockler one. we’ll see if I swear of of them for 4 years too!

-- There are many ways to skin a cat...... but, the butter knife is not recommended

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#6 posted 05-01-2012 07:22 PM

Very nice job. If I could, let me correct you on where the hardware may have came from. I think it may have been Products Amrerica (www.productsamerica.net). Thanks for sharing and congrats on a fine job.

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