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Oak medieval cradle with carved Tudor Rose Panels

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Project by rilanda posted 740 days ago 1192 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cradle was made for a family friend about 15years ago. Constructed from European Oak and selected for Quarter sawn properties, it was constructed using traditional mortice and tenon joints, the end stiles being turned to provide handles for rocking the cradle. The elliptical shaped canopy was laminated over a former and final veneered with a Burr Oak veneer.

-- Bill, Nottingham. Remember its not waiting for the storm to end, but learning to dance in the rain that counts. If you dont make mistakes, you make nothing at all.





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GrandpaLen

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#1 posted 740 days ago

That is a Gorgeous and very dramatic design.

Very nice fit and finish – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 740 days ago

Welcome to LJs
That’s one amazing cradle great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 740 days ago

Very nice

I’m sure it will be around for a while

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 739 days ago

Very impressive work. Good job.

-- Michael and Matthew

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Skiedra

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#5 posted 738 days ago

Could go straight to museum. Hard to tell the difference.

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#6 posted 738 days ago

Bill,

Outstanding! An instant heirloom! Thanks for sharing . . . and welcome to LJs.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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