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Aubrey' Cradle

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Project by piesafejim posted 02-03-2013 08:46 PM 597 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first of 2 baby cradles to come out of the shop in the last 6 months. This is Aubrey’s cradle, her mother wanted solid walnut so that is what papaw did. It is a rather simple design and one of those project that looks better in person than in a picture but i hope all you LJ’s like it.





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#1 posted 02-03-2013 08:54 PM

In my opinion this is 100 kinds of awesome – you give yourself too little credit.

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#2 posted 02-03-2013 09:02 PM

looks great

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#3 posted 02-03-2013 09:07 PM

Great job Pawpaw. This will no doubt be passed from generation to generation!

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#4 posted 02-03-2013 09:16 PM

Gorgeous cradle, especially like the ribbon and the design on the feet. Wonderful family heirloom for sure.

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#5 posted 02-03-2013 11:09 PM

Very fine job.

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#6 posted 02-05-2013 03:16 PM

A very fine looking cradle, like the carved ribbon and the design. Great job!

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#7 posted 02-05-2013 04:12 PM

I think that it looks great. Congratulations.

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#8 posted 02-05-2013 08:25 PM

SPECTACULARLY AWESOME!!!!
However, I do have one question (in the name of constructive criticism only).
Aren’t those sharp corners at the tops of the peaks a bit dangerous if the little one stands up and puts their little hand on it?
Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE it. The crisp peaks give it that awesome look. Just something that popped into my head is all.

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#9 posted 02-07-2013 03:31 PM

I do see your point about the sharp peaks, but generally a cradle is not used by the time a little one is able to stand. They are not really deep enough for standing. Thanks to all of you for your comments and had a great time buildingths project

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