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Project by Ehren posted 03-23-2012 06:50 PM 3357 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pictures of a co-sleeper I made for my son. Made fron oak and walnut.

The idea is while he will still be nursing several times a night he can sleep safely next to the bed but not in it.

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#1 posted 03-23-2012 07:10 PM

Wow. I thought my isometric drawings were passable. Apparently not. Nice work all around. Congrats on the little one.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#2 posted 03-23-2012 08:10 PM

Wow, that’s amazing. Very nice design.

-- I never finish anyth

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#3 posted 03-23-2012 08:12 PM

Nice work on the sleeper. Congrats on the baby boy, a future Lumberjock. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- - Martin

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#4 posted 03-23-2012 08:22 PM

interesting idea. Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 03-23-2012 09:41 PM

Nice design and a great idea. After a few months it can be converted to a changing table. Congratulation on the new addition to your family.

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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#6 posted 03-23-2012 10:55 PM

Nice project, turned out great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 03-24-2012 01:59 PM

That is very nice. I really like the design and it could easily be transferred to other projects. Great idea on the sleeper. I have seen too many situations that did not turn out well when infants and parents sleep together.

-- The view only changes for the leading dog.

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#8 posted 03-24-2012 02:08 PM

Very nice. I see that this is your first child (congratulations) so you may not appreciate how much sleep this will save you and your family. A beautiful idea, beautifully done. -Jack

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#9 posted 03-24-2012 02:52 PM

Wonderful piece of furniture, and a great idea to keep the young one close for feeding/cuddling and still
have everyone able to relax and sleep. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#10 posted 03-24-2012 08:30 PM

Thanks for the feedback. It has worked great for us thus far. I’m sure we’ll get more use out of it yet even if he isn’t sleeping in it. Now off to finish the crib.

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