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Project by CRCastor posted 11-27-2010 03:57 PM 1012 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the crib I made for my first child, Jaxon (as seen in my profile pic).

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#1 posted 11-27-2010 06:26 PM

Beautiful crib.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#2 posted 11-27-2010 07:14 PM

Looks perfect congrats on both!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 11-30-2010 04:51 AM

Beautiful crib I like the fact that you did not use any stain. That crib will look very rich with natural patina. Awesome job.

-- Have a great day.

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#4 posted 02-21-2012 03:49 PM

What did you use for the frame assembly to hold the mattress? I am building another crib but nothing like my first. Care to divulge your secret???

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#5 posted 02-22-2012 08:50 PM

I took the easy road and bought a metal “linear spring” kit. This thin metal rectangular support system should be available at woodcraft online. It has one attachment point per leg that you will have to install threaded inserts into the legs. I put three per leg to adjust as the baby grows. I would suggest that if you get one of these that you protect the underside of your mattress from it.

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