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Project by Randy Sharp posted 269 days ago 1386 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This crib was built for our second grandchild, a boy. The plans were taken from an original creation by fellow Lumberjock, Jeff Wenz. This is the second “Wenzer” I have built.

The material used is oak given to me by a local sawmill as a gift, so the only costs involved was a bit of hardware and the mattress frame. With Jeff’s great plans, this bed transitions into a toddler bed or full-size bed.

I have built many projects, but this is one of the most rewarding and time consuming to date. From start to finish was about six weeks.

For good measure, the last photo shows the changing table we built. It used basic dresser construction techniques and was completed in a weekend.

-- Randy, Tupelo, MS ~ A man who honors his wife will have children who honor their father.





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 269 days ago

Very nicely done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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MarkTheFiddler

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#2 posted 269 days ago

Best looking crib I have ever seen! Bravo!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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SteveW

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#3 posted 268 days ago

Beautiful!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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jeff_wenz

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#4 posted 268 days ago

Beautiful! Proud of you, bro.

“Wenzer”, that’s funny!

-Jeff “Wenzer” Wenzel

-- Jeff, North Carolina

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reedwood

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#5 posted 268 days ago

Wow…never seen this design before. Really caught my eye on the project page – had to comment.

The arched top is awesome. The thickness of the front and side rails makes it look handmade.

Nice project, both of you!

-- mark

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mbs

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#6 posted 267 days ago

Love the built-up curved back!

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

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#7 posted 265 days ago

Fine looking crib! Great design and execution. It will be a great family heirloom for sure. Excellent job!

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Bigtones

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#8 posted 55 days ago

Wow! I am speechless and hope to be able to create something of this magnitude some day.

-- Boilermaker By Trade, Woodworker By Love.

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KBownds

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#9 posted 1 day ago

This is beautiful!

-- D & K Bownds, Texas

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