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Project by RickInTexas posted 2402 days ago 1159 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, the crib is finally complete. It was done using cherry for the majority of the unit, with accents of maple on the top of the end caps. The finish was 3 coats of wipe-on satin poly., which I have become a believer in through this project.

Now that this project is done, I’m taking a little break, but may continue doing some experimentation woodworking with different methods and designs.

-- Rick - Spring, TX





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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 2402 days ago

Beautiful work Rick

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 2402 days ago

Great project Rick. Baby cribs are a challenge to make. Whole lot of thought and labor.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 2402 days ago

Very nice work! It will be a family heirloom.

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

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David

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#4 posted 2402 days ago

Excellent! I really like the contrast between the cherry and maple – classic combination. Very nice clean and crisp work.

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Sawhorse

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#5 posted 2402 days ago

Nice work Rick, I really like the Maple inserts…

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com

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Robb

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#6 posted 2402 days ago

I’ll echo what David and Sawhorse said: the maple inserts really make this a standout. It would have been much easier to just use all the same wood – we’re glad you didn’t :).

-- Robb

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#7 posted 2402 days ago

I can see why you need a break. Beautiful!

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

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bigperm

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#8 posted 2402 days ago

Very nice piece.

I will have to try the wipe-on polly. Mostly I spray lacquer but the fumes are troublesome.

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