Baby Tender

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Project by Clung posted 10-14-2010 07:02 PM 8573 views 39 times favorited 65 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Baby cradle for our new granddaughter. Built with mahogany stem, keel and transom, cedar planking and oak frames. Davits are oak. Plans and design purchased from Jordan Wood Boats. I loved this project!

-- Clarence

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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 10-14-2010 07:03 PM

That is beautiful and is sure to become a family heirloom

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 10-14-2010 07:05 PM

Amazing Project!

-- I wouldn't be so arrogant if you weren't such a moron!

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#3 posted 10-14-2010 07:09 PM

That is something else.
My wife is raving about it (she comes fae a nautical family).
Nicest Crib I have EVER seen.

chin on floor

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 10-14-2010 07:10 PM

This is too cool! Great job.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#5 posted 10-14-2010 07:13 PM

I love anything nautical and that is fantastic, great job.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#6 posted 10-14-2010 07:27 PM

That is beautiful.


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#7 posted 10-14-2010 07:33 PM

That is the coolest cradle I have seen. It makes me wish I had an excuse to build something similar. (almost)

-- Chad -- Buffalo, NY

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#8 posted 10-14-2010 07:39 PM

That’s fantastic! I love it.

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#9 posted 10-14-2010 07:40 PM

very nice
well done sir

congrat´s with a new in fammelie


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#10 posted 10-14-2010 07:47 PM

That is very cool. Looks like a job well done.

Will it float when she is done sleeping in it? ;)

-- Galootish log blog,

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#11 posted 10-14-2010 07:55 PM

Lordy that is an amazing piece of workmanship Clung! The attention to detail is terrific. Very lucky granddaughter indeed. Is she seaworthy (the boat, not your granddaughter of course lol)? Beautiful job on this project, and welcome to LJ’s!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#12 posted 10-14-2010 07:56 PM

Welcome to LJ VERY NICE way to come aboard…Great project

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short

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#13 posted 10-14-2010 07:58 PM

Wow, great start! What a cool project. Best cradle ever. Welcome to LJ’s…...........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#14 posted 10-14-2010 08:06 PM

Absolutely incredible. What a family heirloom to have and pass along!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#15 posted 10-14-2010 08:27 PM

The number has gotta be the birth date, right?! What a beautiful and heart felt project.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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