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Nephew Levi's new crib - in walnut

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Project by Pete Shively posted 333 days ago 849 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My dad had the walnut harvested off their land in SW Wisconsin probably 10 years ago. Glad to see some of it put to use for his grandson. Design was poorly based on El Greco Woodworking’s “Nest Crib” sold through Room & Board online store. Lots of mistakes and lessons learned along the way, but it eventually got done.

-- Pete Shively in Madison





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 332 days ago

Great job!

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Sandra

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#2 posted 332 days ago

Nicely done! I love the look of walnut.

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

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 329 days ago

It looks good and well crafted. Like the walnut and the finish. It will be a family heirloom for sure. Great job!

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 329 days ago

This crib looks great. Nice work.

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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Todd

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#5 posted 328 days ago

Love the look. I built a crib as well (for my daughter). If I had my time back, I would have used Walnut. Nice job

-- Todd, Ontario, CA

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