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Baby Cradle finished at long last!

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Project by Bob Giovannini posted 05-30-2010 02:53 AM 1361 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At long last the cradle is finished! – only 9 weeks late but she seems to really enjoy it!
Getting the curve on the top took a couple of attempts – Thankfully, my wife is patient and creative. She also upholstered the top rail. This was my first project (other than the interim cutting board I did while making the 40 spindles). If I were do something like this again, there are definite items I would do differently – but – it looks great!

-- -Bob, Portland, Maine





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Bearpie

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#1 posted 05-30-2010 03:05 AM

Baby is giving you a HIGH FIVE! Way to go.

Erwin Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Radiuswoodguy

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#2 posted 05-30-2010 03:12 AM

Excellent job bet moms happy

-- Radiuswoodguy

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richgreer

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#3 posted 05-30-2010 03:19 AM

Yes, she does look great. The cradle looks good as well.

Congratulations!

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 05-30-2010 04:17 AM

Very nicely done. Looks like one happy customer. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 05-30-2010 04:31 AM

They’re all wonderfully beautiful ! Congratulations : ) I love the high five photo and the upholstery is awesome too : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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OttoH

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#6 posted 05-30-2010 04:58 AM

Very nice Bob, it turned out fantastic, turning 40 spindles must have taken a bit of time.

She looks like she approves of it too!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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BarbS

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#7 posted 05-30-2010 05:37 AM

She’s Laughing at you! Your cradle is perfect. Congratulations, Dad (and mom!)

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 05-30-2010 05:48 AM

Hey Bob this cradle is so well done what a wonderful project for the most adorable little one,

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Rick

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#9 posted 05-30-2010 10:46 AM

Beautiful Project Bob! The Cradle is very Nice also ..LOL… Looks just like me when …OH! Wait it’s a Girl!

Thanks for Posting.

-- LJ's "Be Nice" Policy. "Reach out and touch someone." NO! Not There!! ... ;-}

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Monty Queen

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#10 posted 05-30-2010 03:43 PM

Wow, great job looks totally awesome.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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mpmitche

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#11 posted 05-31-2010 04:56 AM

Love your work and congratulations on the Baby. Once they come along it is sure hard to finish those projects!

-- Mike, Western New York

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