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Project by DaveJ posted 2524 days ago 1070 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed in 1986, one week before our son arrived. (As I write this, he’s about to enter his last year of college. Where does the time go?).

I routed the figures with a 1/16 straight bit. The third picture shows the drop-down side with hidden hinges.

-- Dave J. Oakdale, MN

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#1 posted 2524 days ago

Very pretty.

My son was born in 1986 as well. I wasn’t into woodworking back then, though.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 2524 days ago

Nice crib!

This has some real character with great joinery. Super idea on the “drop down” side.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 2523 days ago


-- Jesus is Lord!

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#4 posted 2521 days ago

That is beautiful! – and I must admit, I went 1986! – no way that kid is through college….o -wait that was 20 (ish) years….Gawd I’m old! – what a nice heirloom for your son! -thats what it’s all about!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#5 posted 2519 days ago

Great crib! I really enjoyed making my son’s bed!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 2448 days ago

Beautiful crib!
Comparison, my oldest Grandson is now 28, time does fly doesn’t it?

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#7 posted 521 days ago

A very beautiful crib. Maybe his son can use it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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