Black Walnut Crib

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Project by filzencustoms posted 08-04-2012 04:25 AM 1771 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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#1 posted 08-04-2012 04:40 AM

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 . . .

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#2 posted 08-04-2012 12:55 PM

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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#3 posted 08-05-2012 03:35 AM

Beautiful. That black walnut sure finished up nice.

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#4 posted 08-06-2012 05:57 PM

I’m stumped. What is the first picture?

The crib looks great.

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#5 posted 03-27-2013 12:54 PM

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

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#6 posted 06-12-2013 06:37 PM

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