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Walnut Cradle

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Project by Darrin69 posted 02-06-2013 09:36 AM 1259 views 8 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut cradle built for some friends, Project took about 3 months working on the weekends, It measures 40×20. The rockers, bottom ring, and top ring were bent lamination. The upper ring was bent on one form and then resawed and reglued to get the 2nd bend.





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#1 posted 02-06-2013 11:21 AM

Beautiful

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-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-06-2013 11:49 AM

very nice

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#3 posted 02-06-2013 12:01 PM

If that doesn’t become a family heirloom I don’t know what will.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#4 posted 02-06-2013 12:43 PM

Unusual but beautiful and very well crafted. An heirloom piece for sure.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 02-06-2013 02:24 PM

wow. aesthetically beautiful.. well crafted… lots of skills were employed to create it.

Yes, you created quite an heirloom.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#6 posted 02-06-2013 03:07 PM

You’ve created a beautiful cradle. That double bend sounds quite interesting and challenging.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 02-06-2013 03:25 PM

outstanding work

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#8 posted 02-06-2013 03:25 PM

Very nice build, that is very nice, welcome to lumberjacks. Thanks for sharing, Bob

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#9 posted 02-06-2013 03:56 PM

Nice design. Nice work. You have some very lucky friends!

-- JohnnyB - - Sometimes determination can substitute for skill.

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#10 posted 02-06-2013 04:01 PM

That really is a beautiful cradle and it looks like it must have been a difficult piece to build. Nice eork.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 02-06-2013 08:21 PM

That looks incredible! With that project, you’ve shown us how skillful you are.

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-- "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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#12 posted 02-06-2013 09:11 PM

beautiful piece, thanks for sharing.

-- Arbuckster, Oregon

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#13 posted 02-06-2013 09:34 PM

Love this! Its going in my collection of cradle ideas.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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#14 posted 02-06-2013 09:51 PM

I really do like this, especially considering we are expecting our third very shortly. Where did you get the plans?

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#15 posted 02-06-2013 09:54 PM

That’s beautiful. Great work!

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