Rocking cradle

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Project by tdv posted 05-14-2010 09:30 AM 1417 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a rocking cradle I made for my first grandchild it’s in American white oak with a Yorkshire rose motif carved into the headboard it has been passed on to the next hope it becomes an heirloom I’ve moved onto loft beds for them now I’m on with no.2 at the moment hope you like it.

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#1 posted 05-14-2010 09:33 AM

interesting joinery for a lucky baby

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#2 posted 05-14-2010 10:40 AM

Looks good, that grain really stands out. How about that joinery, did you use a Leigh jig?

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#3 posted 05-14-2010 04:44 PM

Like the bears ears and the rosette. nicely done.

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#4 posted 05-14-2010 11:21 PM

Cool, not the typical dovetail. I like it.

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#5 posted 05-15-2010 06:50 AM

nice carving. I also like the joints.

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#6 posted 05-15-2010 04:37 PM

Nice cradle, Trevor. I like the carved rose and turned corner posts at the top. Very classy.


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#7 posted 05-15-2010 05:18 PM

How could you not like, it’s wonderful plus the joy of making something for your family

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#8 posted 06-10-2010 04:50 AM

Great work, the joinery and pleasing curves really make the piece.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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