Oak Cradle

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Just completed this cradle for my new grandson. Built the first one 37 years ago for his dad, and another for a grandson 3 years ago. all from the same plans.

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#1 posted 814 days ago

nice. and it will go on and on. :)

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#2 posted 814 days ago

Wonderful Cradle great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 814 days ago

Beautiful work, the symmetry is very nice.

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#4 posted 814 days ago

Great work. Practice makes perfect. I’m in the process now of making a cradle for our first Great-Granddaughter. It’s a good feeling.

-- There are times when a mistake is remembered as your best work.

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#5 posted 814 days ago

Beautiful work. The greatest thing about making it yourself is that it will one day be the cradle that your grandson uses for his baby.

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#6 posted 814 days ago

Very nice. What happened to the 37 year old craddle?

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#7 posted 813 days ago

Congrats on the beautiful heirloom!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 810 days ago

It looks very nice in oak… I don’t know where the plans came from. I actually copied it from another cradle that I had seen. I hope you had as much fun as I did making it. There is something to be said about being out in your garage or workshop with the radio going with a cup of coffee and sawdust flying around in the air.

-- Bill // New London NH.

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