Crib for my Daughter

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Project by UGAfan21 posted 04-29-2016 12:59 AM 894 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife is due in about two weeks. I barely made it, but i made it.

Im really proud of this crib. I made it from walnut. I made it from plans online, but i learned a lot making this thing, especially when i had to fix a mistake. Its a 3 in 1.. so now i just need to make the bed rails and toddler end.

I definitely need to take more time in the finishing game. Putting up more lights in the shop this weekend. I found a lot of mistakes in the finish when i got it in the house. Overall i am still proud of the work


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#1 posted 04-29-2016 01:49 AM

Excellent work!! What did you use for finish? Where did you get those plans?

-- I'm him

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#2 posted 04-29-2016 03:03 AM

Looks like you did a good job. Congrats.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#3 posted 04-29-2016 11:35 AM

I made the same crib for my first granddaughter, yours looks way better than mine! Great Job and congrats!

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#4 posted 04-29-2016 01:42 PM

very nice

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#5 posted 04-30-2016 12:40 AM

Nice job on the crib. Congrats on the pending new arrival. Oh, those Dawgs . . .

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#6 posted 04-30-2016 02:02 AM

Looks great. I built from this plan as well but I think yours turned out a bit nicer. Congrats on the baby. Mine is 5 months old now and I’m just now catching up on my sleep. Better get that shut eye while you can. It’s all worth it though.

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#7 posted 04-30-2016 02:57 AM

Your crib turned out beautifully, I love the walnut! I built this same crib as my first “real” woodworking project and it has survived 2 moves over 3 years. I just actually finally got around to converting to the full bed this year. I ended up skipping the toddler conversion and am glad I didn’t make all three iterations at the beginning.

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#8 posted 04-30-2016 03:17 AM

Good stuff man

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#9 posted 04-30-2016 03:19 PM

Great looking project

-- Greg Simon

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#10 posted 05-08-2016 02:11 AM

Thanks guys!! it was a lot of fun… i used a clear coat polyurethane for the finish


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#11 posted 05-24-2016 05:49 PM

Great work. It looks fantastic. I am in the process of building the same crib.

How did you finish it?

Are the bolts normally hidden, or visible? What color bolts did you go with?

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#12 posted 08-29-2016 07:11 PM

sorry for the late response. here is the link for the plans and the hardware kit. I used the darker screws.


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