3 in 1 Maple Crib

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Project by danielV85 posted 397 days ago 1361 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We recently had our first little guy a few months back and this is the crib that I built for him. The crib is a 3 in 1 crib built from plans that I bought from Wood Magazine . The majority is solid maple, with maple plywood for the larger flat pieces. The plans were fairly simple to follow, but I customized some of the design such as making it a little lower to the ground (for my shorter wife) and taking the arch out of the headboard. The crib also converts to a toddler bed and then a full size bed as he grows. I’ll post those pictures when I actually have some free time!

I bought the hardware from Products America . The hardware fit perfectly if you’re thinking about using this design.

The last picture is a taper jig that I built, with a screw used to determine the angle. Simple but effective!

-- DanielV85

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#1 posted 397 days ago

It looks fantastic! Well done.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 397 days ago

Sweet crib, Well done!!

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

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#3 posted 397 days ago

Great Lookin Crib

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 397 days ago

This is a real beauty!!! Very well done….Congrats on the little guy as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Mark E.

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#5 posted 397 days ago

Beautiful work.

I made that same crib for my second Granddaughter a couple of years ago. I found the Wood magazine plans to be very well done and easy to follow.

-- Mark

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#6 posted 394 days ago

A great looking crib! Great design and execution, I’m sure it will last long to be enjoyed by the little guy. Great job!

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