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Project by david38 posted 08-15-2013 at 05:09 PM 1030 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this one to replace the one i made for my daughter inlaw,my son was hauling it the back of his truck
and it flew out wasn’t much left of it.He felt bad but it gave me a chance to build another one.
I made the rocker part so you could remove it and tare it down.made out of wallnut and butternut.





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Woodenwizard

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#1 posted 08-15-2013 at 06:50 PM

Very Nice! I haven’t seen the first one but if you are like me the second one is always best. A beauty that will be in the family for ages.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 08-16-2013 at 03:44 AM

Beautiful looking cradle David. The choice of woods is pretty in contrast and I like the joinery. The whole build is excellent…awesome job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#3 posted 08-17-2013 at 07:20 AM

Wow! Looks fantastic. How did you attach the spindles to the arched pieces?

-- When it feels like a job, it isn't a hobby anymore.

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david38

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#4 posted 08-17-2013 at 08:07 AM

I hand ground then untill the fit it was a lot harder than i thought.

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#5 posted 08-20-2013 at 07:35 AM

Wonderful cradle! Great design, joinery and wood choice. Awesome finish and build. It will be a family heirloom for sure.

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#6 posted 10-19-2013 at 07:00 PM

I think this is the coolest cradle I’ve seen. Tons of details to look at. Great job!

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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