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Jessalyn's Cradle

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Project by joefrog posted 02-14-2011 04:59 PM 980 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a photo of the cradle I build for my daughter in 2003. It’s made from fiddleback maple, and to me it turned out absolutely gorgeous—it has a finish of tung oil. I have the blow-by-blow account of the construction, but it’s on a backup and I’ll have to locate it.

I also built the changing table in the background (designed to house baskets for diapers and clothes, and fit a standard changing pad) and designed the frog quilt seen on the crib. My nickname is “frog,” so my “tadpole” had plenty of company.

-- Only one finger severed so far!





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#1 posted 02-14-2011 08:48 PM

Amazing job!

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#2 posted 02-15-2011 12:19 AM

I love the contrast in the maple! One of my favorite wood’s to work with. Your daughter must be very proud of this cradle.

-- Every one makes mistakes. Some are just better at hiding them then others!

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