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Project by lizardhead posted 10-01-2012 11:58 PM 913 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this cradle a few months ago, but it was not “satisfiable” at that time. My oldest daughter made the final touches to it and now it is perfect

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 10-02-2012 12:08 AM

Beautiul project! BOTH of them.

Congrats and a great build on the cradle.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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isptpr

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#2 posted 10-02-2012 12:38 AM

Looks like you and your daughter did great! Congrats grandpa.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 10-02-2012 12:40 AM

Very nice cradle, Grampa!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 10-02-2012 12:51 AM

Nice cradle, grandpa! My oldest daughter is expecting her 3rd child in December. Thought about making a cradle for her, but haven’t seen any that I like very much. Yours is the nicest I have seen. Did you design it or get plans from somewhere ???

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 10-02-2012 01:02 AM

I love the cradle and CONGRATS grandpa. My second is due in 25 days.

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

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#6 posted 10-02-2012 03:14 AM

Very nice, great finishing touch. If my wife’s Great x4 grandfather hadn’t built our current cradle I’d have been working on one for my son who is due in a couple weeks.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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lizardhead

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#7 posted 10-02-2012 03:55 AM

mcgbanker: It is my own design, I posted the original previously, so you can see it in better detail, by searching in my older posts. I am particularly fond of the cross brace I used.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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peteg

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#8 posted 10-02-2012 06:27 AM

Sorry to say, but I think the “final touch” maybe overshadows your grand effort, nice try, but mother nature will always win handsdown,
Congrat’s GranPa ::: ))))
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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sedcokid

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#9 posted 10-02-2012 10:19 AM

I agree with peteg, that the ‘final touch’ perhaps overshadows your effort. That being said I think the ‘Cradle’ is Gorgeous and that you did an outstanding job!! Oh, by the way we have 8 grandchildren!! Congratulations Grandpa!!

Thanks for sharing…...........Both!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#10 posted 10-02-2012 12:06 PM

Beautiful project and the cradle looks great too!

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#11 posted 10-02-2012 12:10 PM

I noticed that there are more pics of the grandkid than there are of the cradle….are you trying to say the kid is cooler?
I agree! Congrats!
(Great job on the cradle, by the way….)

-- No matter where you go, there you are!

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lizardhead

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#12 posted 10-02-2012 03:54 PM

I would not have put the cradle in the picture at all except “degoose” gets a little testy about stuff like that.
My Mom has 8 kids, 17 Grandkids, & and a whopping 38 Great Grandkids. She has never seen them altogether at one time. But it would surly be a news worthy photo.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#13 posted 10-02-2012 04:53 PM

Lovely. Congratulations!

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#14 posted 10-02-2012 09:56 PM

It could not get any more perfect! Well done!

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mcgbanker

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#15 posted 10-03-2012 04:50 AM

I looked at the older post, lizardhead. I agree that the bowtie cross brace is quite nice. Excellent work that I am sure will be cherished for many years to come.

Nothing like grandchildren to keep one occupied in a woodshop!

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