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1st Grandson's new crib

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Project by swimbill posted 10-09-2017 09:28 PM 568 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just finished this crib for 1st grandson (due in 4 weeks). It is the 3 in 1 from wood Magazine. I made it out of ash from a local sawmill. The plan calls for plywood but I decided to use solid wood instead. The only difficulty I had was with the connecting bolts that came with the frame, I finally gave up on them and used threaded inserts instead.
Thanks for looking.





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 10-09-2017 09:40 PM

That’s a great looking crib—I’m sure your grandson will pass it down to his grand son/daughter!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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BurlyBob

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#2 posted 10-10-2017 04:03 AM

You did a fine job, Grandpa. It’s sure to be a treasured family heirloom.

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bushmaster

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#3 posted 10-10-2017 10:14 AM

The joy is just beginning, A double smile when you see him in there

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 10-10-2017 12:49 PM

You did a wonderful job on this crib and it will become a cherished family heirloom.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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