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Project by grandpasworkshop posted 701 days ago 1822 views 11 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a new customer that wanted a cradle rocker. I had never seen one and she sent a picture of one that was just a box and little rocker. I said Mr Google start searching and this is a U-Bild it plan. I sent for plans and this is it until she brings the color stain she wants.It is all doweled together .Just hoping the dowels have enough strength using 1/2 inch.
Cradle is Alder dowels are poplar on account I dont do the lathe

-- Grandpaj





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Det

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#1 posted 701 days ago

Very impressive. I have been contemplating building a cradle for my grand-daughter. This one intrigues me. I may have to give it a try.

-- Jim, Eagle Point, Oregon

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jack1

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#2 posted 701 days ago

That’s lookin good. The alder looks great and should stain up real well. it’s an easy plan to follow if you take your time.

Nice piece.

Jack

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Surfside

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#3 posted 701 days ago

Nice cradle rocker!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Oldtool

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#4 posted 701 days ago

Sweet piece of furniture. Very nice.

-- "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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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 701 days ago

Nice cradle rocker and a nice

design

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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cplant

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#6 posted 701 days ago

nice job….sam maloof made one once upon a time….google him

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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whitebeast88

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#7 posted 701 days ago

awesome cradle.my wife walked in the computer room as i was looking at it and said thats about the most awesome thing she’s seen and she wishes she known about it when our daughter was little.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 701 days ago

Nice cradle!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 701 days ago

You did a great job on this! Now you have me motivated to build one for my pregnant daughter (but I need to hurry-only 3 weeks til the baby arrives).

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

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 701 days ago

Way cool, super work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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grandpasworkshop

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#11 posted 701 days ago

Thanks to all .

-- Grandpaj

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kizerpea

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#12 posted 700 days ago

LOOKS GOOD GRANDPA!!! is there a trick to figuring the curve for the rockers?

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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workerinwood

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#13 posted 700 days ago

Well done, great idea!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Roger

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#14 posted 700 days ago

That’s very kool Gramps. Rock-a-bye baby, and the rocker too… lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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grandpasworkshop

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#15 posted 700 days ago

kizerpea
the trick is what I did I bought the full size plans from u-bild it .com
Full size drawings .Thanks for comments

-- Grandpaj

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