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Forum topic by JeremyT21 posted 01-21-2015 11:18 AM 884 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-21-2015 11:18 AM

So, i’ve asked this before, but didn’t quite explain myself very well. Baby number 3 is on the way and my wife requested a co-sleeper. This one to be exact. I’m having the hardest time imagining how to make these legs adjustable. The website mentions adjustability from 12-20”, which is probably more than I need, but I would like to keep to the look of the ones pictured. The only thing I can tell from the pictures is the leg has a slot cut in the middle of what appears to be a 2×2. Any thoughts on how to achieve something similar looking? Thanks


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#1 posted 01-25-2015 06:27 AM

This peaked my curiosity. I think you are right. The leg extends by sliding in and out of a frame.

You could drill it in 1/2” spacing and use a peg or bolt to adjust it in increments oruse a router to make a groove so it can be infinitely adjustable like a sliding jig.

-- Tom - Measure twice cut once. Then measure again. Curse. Fudge.

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#2 posted 01-26-2015 06:03 AM

That picture helps a ton. I think your suggestion of holes spaced every 1/2” or so is what I’ll go with. Simple enough to make.


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