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Project by Dave posted 716 days ago 1442 views 4 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a crib I have built for my soon to be grandchild. I wanted all the wood to be from Mississippi. The body is Cypress, the bowties are Sweet Gum and the bottom is Red Ceder.

Thanks for your time.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com





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JL7

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#1 posted 716 days ago

This is the perfect gift for your daughter and grand-baby Dave…....It turned out perfect. Although the cats have seemed to claim it already…...

Love the dovetails and bowties…............

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Dave

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#2 posted 716 days ago

Thanks Jeff. My wife got a bit miffed when she saw that picture. I told her I didn’t put them there, there kittens they just helped themselves.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Dave

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#3 posted 716 days ago

Safety Cat got in the mix as well.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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JL7

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#4 posted 716 days ago

If it’s new and looks like a box – the cats gotta get in it! Looks likes Safety Cat is enjoying the BLO….! Maybe they get a little kitty buzz going?

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Dave

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#5 posted 716 days ago

Funny, he did walk away licking his feet. We will know later if the mice are gathered around him pointing the paws and saying ” Look at that cat man, he is gone!”

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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bhog

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#6 posted 716 days ago

Nice work Dave.Great looking cypress.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#7 posted 716 days ago

Nicely done, Dave !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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Oldtool

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#8 posted 716 days ago

Sweet build, very nice. Very much liked the two videos also, thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Dave

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#9 posted 716 days ago

Thank you bhog for viewing.
Lidiya thanks for the comment.
and oldtool the videos will be fun to show the grandkids later. Like around the time they can talk;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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jjw5858

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#10 posted 716 days ago

Terrific Dave! I love this build and the vids. Great lines on this. Ha….The cat pics are great too. Hell of a nice job on this project. Thanks so much for posting it and inspiring us!

All the best,

Joe

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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Dave

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#11 posted 716 days ago

Joe you sir are the inspiration. You do such a fine job on your blog. Keep the Galoot up. And thank you for your time.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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jjw5858

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#12 posted 716 days ago

Always welcome my friend, great project, and I will sure keep it going!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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Dave

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#13 posted 716 days ago

Now she wants a baby bed.
I told her I was tired and going to bed maybe tomorrow.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Joe Lyddon

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#14 posted 716 days ago

COOL project… & videos!

Great job!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Dave

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#15 posted 716 days ago

Thanks Joe I am so glad you liked it.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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