Finnegan's Cradle

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Project by GrainDirection posted 04-18-2016 02:34 AM 1059 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Our third child, Finnegan, is scheduled to be born tomorrow 4/18/16. My wife, son, daughter, and myself each chose a stock for this cradle. The smorgasbord of thicknesses and lengths made this project quite difficult. I took it one piece at a time, lost my cool a few times, but in the end, am very proud of what I have accomplished. Especially for a relatively amateur woodworker. Thank you for looking.

-- Mike, Florida

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#1 posted 04-18-2016 03:03 AM

Very cool! Like the outside the box thinking.

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#2 posted 04-18-2016 10:17 AM

Very interesting rustic old school ptroject. I like the joinery on ’’sleds’’.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 04-18-2016 02:17 PM

Sweet build out of an interesting collaboration. Congrats to all. Nice name for your new son. Well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#4 posted 04-18-2016 02:17 PM

Unique design,I like it.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 04-18-2016 07:17 PM

Any baby would be proud to sleep in that! Nice job and congrats on the new baby!

-- Semper Fi

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#7 posted 04-18-2016 08:30 PM

looks great

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#8 posted 04-18-2016 10:28 PM

Congrats on the 3rd child!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#9 posted 04-19-2016 01:30 AM

Wow! Love it. The rocker design is so unique and spot on with the combinaison of woods!

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#10 posted 04-19-2016 01:54 AM

I think it’s the best cradle I’ve ever seen! I love you! Finnegan is absolutely adorable!!

-- Angie, If dogs don't go to heaven, then when I die I want to go where they go!

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#11 posted 04-21-2016 03:07 PM

Awesome job! I’m very proud of you and I know Finnegan will have nothing but sweet dreams in his “built with love” cradle.

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