Rockler Cradle

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Project by bman posted 07-17-2013 05:22 PM 1270 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project (actual it is my first since my bypass surgery about 2yr ago ) a Rockler cradle I made it out of mahogany it is my first lathe work and first major furniture project for my new grandson Lincoln who is soon to be arriving. I finished it with a six step process dye, pore filler,stain red mahognay ,3 coats of garnet shellac. Rubbed that out then top coated with 3 coats of satin catalyzed lacquer enjoy

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#1 posted 07-17-2013 05:35 PM

You did a really nice job on this cradle. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 07-17-2013 09:45 PM

A huge amount of time and effort was put into this! This is glorious and plain awesome. Great finish.

-- "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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#3 posted 07-18-2013 12:24 AM

Very nice project. well made, beautiful construction. did similar a few years ago. Congrads on the new arrival. Thanks for sharing

-- Marty Ohio

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#4 posted 07-19-2013 06:46 PM

Excellent work on that gorgeous cradle. An heirloom piece that will be used for many generations. Great job and congrats on the new addition, lucky little one.

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