Lincoln's Crib

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Project by Cheyenne posted 1391 days ago 2221 views 11 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Aug/Sept 2010 – Maple – 60”w X 46”t X 30”d

-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN

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#1 posted 1391 days ago

Very Cool, and exceptionally well thought out. This piece, along with the others you have posted, will surely become generational family treasures. Well done, Cheyenne.

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#2 posted 1391 days ago

Great Lookin Crib

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 1391 days ago


The lines are sleek and classy, the color is smooth and clean, and the design is succesful. I have to say, I wasn’t able to follow all the details, and I didn’t realize that it had three different stages. So that is an exciting surprise. I am not sure I could follow the details unless I had built one myself. But it is a clear improvment on the designs you saw prior to the build. Now all you need to do is put Lincoln in there, and you are set. Superb man.


-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#4 posted 1391 days ago

Well executed. I’m puzzling my way through the same design considerations for my own crib project. I completely understand being underwhelmed by commercial designs (and blown away by the prices.)

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#5 posted 1390 days ago

Beautiful work. I feel your pain with the design and hardware. I have also done a few convertibles, They can be very hard to make work, But the possible versions of design make a fun project. I tried to use as few pieces of hardware as possible. Excellent job a true family treasure for generations. Now I’m sure you have relatives as I did, your in business. the family will expand fast.

-- Marty Ohio

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#6 posted 1171 days ago

What a wonderful job. It will be in the family forever. Just keep it above the high water mark. Hope you are not being affected by the Mississippi. 5/11/11.

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#7 posted 1108 days ago

I have to say that that is just the crib that I have been looking for. I don’t need to build one yet but my research is over. I have been building cradles for my family members but you can only use them for a short while. This is a much more practical project. Thank you. You did a great job on it.

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#8 posted 1108 days ago

Beautiful crib.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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