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Black Walnut Crib

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Project by filzencustoms posted 725 days ago 1467 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

From a rough sawn board to a modern looking crib. Last December I was at a local estate auction and ended up buying about 550 BDFT of black walnut for $150. A few weeks later i was commissioned by my Brother and Sister in law to build a custom modern looking crib. It has nearly 500 dowels in it and disassembles into 5 pieces. My favorite feature is when you tap the drawer on the bottom it springs itself open. Conforms to the FCSC’s 23 page document dictating crib regulations.





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MonteCristo

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#1 posted 725 days ago

Nice crib ! 550 BDFT of black walnut for $150 ? Tell you what, I’ll buy the rest of your Black Walnut off you for 2x what you paid . . .

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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dustyal

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#2 posted 725 days ago

very impressive… especially the part about conforming to the crib standards.

... and not a bad deal on the walnut haul…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Craftsman on the lake

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#3 posted 724 days ago

Beautiful. That black walnut sure finished up nice.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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TexasJim

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#4 posted 723 days ago

I’m stumped. What is the first picture?

The crib looks great.

-- If the world was a logical place, men would be the ones who ride horses sidesaddle.

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jholt32

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#5 posted 490 days ago

I am in the planning staged of a crib project, and am wondering if you have a link to that regulation document?

-- Losing is the same as winning only backwards

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Tennessee

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#6 posted 412 days ago

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