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Full-Sized Baby Cradle

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Project by sheetzy posted 09-15-2017 06:36 PM 663 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today I finished this full-size baby cradle, made from poplar wood with a clear polyurethane finish and a star cutout on both ends. The cradle is 41 inches long by 21 inches wide by 26 inches high. The rockers are 35 inches wide. The cradle has a rope bottom and a three-inch-thick dense foam mattress with a soft fleece cover that has a zipper for easy removal and laundering. As an extra touch, I attached a wooden “awning” that can be flipped back out of the way, or forward if you want to drape a light blanket over it to keep the sun out of baby’s eyes or cheesecloth netting to keep the bugs from biting.

-- Sheetzy





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htl

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#1 posted 09-15-2017 07:16 PM

Nice job!!!
You can really get it rocking with those rockers.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#2 posted 09-15-2017 09:42 PM

Imaginative and well made too.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#3 posted 09-16-2017 12:29 PM

You did a fine job on this cradle.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 09-17-2017 05:11 AM

That is absolutely fantastic.

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#5 posted 09-17-2017 04:10 PM

ЧУДО…....

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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