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Project by Mike posted 01-03-2008 09:01 PM 1307 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Following my dad’s footsteps, I modified a design and built a cradle for our 1st grandchild due in May. The pads & things require one of two basic dimentions 32×16 or 36×18, I went with the larger. All joined, pegged & glued not a screw in it.

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#1 posted 01-03-2008 09:39 PM

Very nice, looks like one I wanted to build for my granddaughter…ended up Mom & Dad didn’t have room for one in their little place…bummer for me :>( But the design looks very much like the one I bought plans for, I hoping by the next one they’ll have the space. This one looks very good, I like the square slats instead of the round ones everyone else uses. Well done.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#2 posted 01-03-2008 09:52 PM

Excellent work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 01-03-2008 11:15 PM

That came out nice. I built one for our son a few years back. It was a fun project.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 01-04-2008 12:39 AM

Beautiful job Mike, just gorgeous. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 01-04-2008 12:54 AM

This will be a family heirloom. Well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#6 posted 01-04-2008 12:59 AM

Very nice. I keep thinking about building one of these, but I think I’ll wait for the next grandchild.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#7 posted 01-04-2008 03:49 AM

Great job Mike. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

“Always look on the bright side of life”- Monty Python

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 01-05-2008 05:21 PM

Great job. Hope to design one. Myself some day

-- Marty Ohio

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#9 posted 01-05-2008 05:53 PM

Very sweet. Looks like heirloom furniture. Welcome to LJ.

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