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jnobrien86

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308 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: baby babies projects

Hey guys. I’m a little new to turning. I’m wanting to turn something special for a special lady who is about to deliver her first child. It obviously needs to be something safe for baby, but also something that can be handed down through the years. Any suggestions?


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mtenterprises

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#1 posted 307 days ago

A bowl with a 2013 penny inserted. Maybe burn in the child’s name if you can do it with quality and style.
MIKE

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#2 posted 294 days ago

We have a 1yr old, and i am new to turning as well. When having a baby, theres lots of bottle washing that goes on at the sink, and i turned my wife a few small bowls to put on the window sill above the sink to put her rings in while mixing or warming or washing bottles. She loves them, uses them every day.

People turn baby rattles with captured rings, but that is still outta my league for sure. Hiwever, if you go to my projects page, youll see a rattle that wasnt made on the lathe, but you could do parts of it on there, or add different plys together to make one,

Cant go wrong if you do both. If you come up with something neat, id love to see it, and steal it!!!!!!!

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bondogaposis

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#3 posted 293 days ago

I made this rattle for my niece last week.

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jnobrien86

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#4 posted 293 days ago

Naptown, I think i’m gonna go with this for her rings….

https://www.etsy.com/listing/160730951/hand-turned-wooden-raindrop-ring-stand?

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#5 posted 293 days ago

I gotta ask

what newborn wants or needs a “ turned “ pacifier ?

maybe the Mrs., ….. but I dont get the baby part ?

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#6 posted 292 days ago

She’s the first one in my family to have a kid. It doesn’t have to be a pacifier. I’m just asking for ideas in general. Looking for….something. not really sure what though. Rattle or something like it. I don’t have any ideas. that’s why i’m asking.

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Moron

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#7 posted 292 days ago

I once did the alphabet with teddy bears carved into each piece

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Moron

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#8 posted 292 days ago

heres a link to a gazillion photos of kids toys
http://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=wooden%20kids%20toys&rs=ac&len=16

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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