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Cradle for my daughter

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Project by Robertd posted 06-02-2012 03:57 AM 1260 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cradle for my daughters first child.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-02-2012 05:30 AM

Welcome to Ljs
That’s one great looking cradle, what a joy to be able to make a cradle for your daughter and your grandchild.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodworm

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#2 posted 06-02-2012 02:04 PM

Very nice design and beautifylly done!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 06-02-2012 03:05 PM

Great job Bob!
That came out splendidly.
Your daughter (and grand daughter, congratulations) are sure to love it.

And welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#4 posted 06-02-2012 03:20 PM

A true work of love from grandpa!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#5 posted 06-02-2012 03:23 PM

wow. love the design and the inlay stuff. especially the bear inlay on the inside.

-- Josh - Jacksonville, FL - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eXmOxkM10zI0d-njOHeRQ

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#6 posted 06-02-2012 06:07 PM

What a beautiful cradle. Your granddaughter will sleep soundly and many years hence she will look upon it as her own daughter sleeps soundly in it and your daughter and granddaughter will have a tear in their eyes as they think about the man who made it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 06-03-2012 01:25 AM

That is a beautiful cradle that is sure to be treasured for generations. The craftsmanship (especially the inlays) is amazing. This looks like a ‘labor of love’ to me. Good job grandpa!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Roger

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#8 posted 06-15-2012 03:33 PM

Super nice cradle. Inlays and all. Congrats Gramps.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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